Multimedia Library - All http://westernfarmpress.com/media en Farm machinery demo kicks off Southwest Ag Summit http://westernfarmpress.com/equipment/farm-machinery-demo-kicks-southwest-ag-summit <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>The 2015 Southwest Ag Summit is underway in Yuma, Ariz thisa week with about 900 folks are gathered to glean information on winter vegetables and other crops grown in the low desert farming regions in Arizona and California.</p> <p>The summit opened with a field demonstrations with a wide variety of equipemtn and technology...from mechanized lettuce thinners to drone use in agriculture.</p> <p>Enjoy these photos and informational cutlines.</p> </div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/equipment/farm-machinery-demo-kicks-southwest-ag-summit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/equipment/farm-machinery-demo-kicks-southwest-ag-summit#comments Equipment Vegetables Wed, 25 Feb 2015 22:15:00 +0000 156381 at http://westernfarmpress.com More drip irrigation in alfalfa’s future? http://westernfarmpress.com/alfalfa/more-drip-irrigation-alfalfa-s-future <div class="node-body video-body">Should alfalfa producers consider putting in my drip irrigation systems. That question was asked several times during the Forage Seminar at World Ag Expo.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/alfalfa/more-drip-irrigation-alfalfa-s-future" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/alfalfa/more-drip-irrigation-alfalfa-s-future#comments Alfalfa Irrigation Management Orchard Crops Tree Nuts Fri, 20 Feb 2015 18:37:00 +0000 156261 at http://westernfarmpress.com American Pistachio Growers gather in San Diego http://westernfarmpress.com/tree-nuts/american-pistachio-growers-gather-san-diego <div class="node-body gallery-body">American Pistachio Growers gather in San Diego for annual convention</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/tree-nuts/american-pistachio-growers-gather-san-diego" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/tree-nuts/american-pistachio-growers-gather-san-diego#comments Tree Nuts Pistachios Thu, 19 Feb 2015 23:12:00 +0000 156211 at http://westernfarmpress.com <p>&quot;American Pistachio&quot;&nbsp;<span>was very popuar with guests at the APG convention.</span></p> Drought changes hay production practices in California http://westernfarmpress.com/alfalfa/drought-changes-hay-production-practices-california <div class="node-body video-body">California's long-running drought is causing alfalfa producers to change their production practices and pump more groundwater, a situation that may not be sustainable for producers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/alfalfa/drought-changes-hay-production-practices-california" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/alfalfa/drought-changes-hay-production-practices-california#comments Alfalfa Irrigation Management Tue, 17 Feb 2015 16:32:00 +0000 156151 at http://westernfarmpress.com Sun shines on World Ag Expo as record crowds come to see new technology http://westernfarmpress.com/management/sun-shines-world-ag-expo-record-crowds-come-see-new-technology <div class="node-body gallery-body">Sunshine brings out the crowds to the 2015 World Ag Expo in Tulare, Calif.</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/management/sun-shines-world-ag-expo-record-crowds-come-see-new-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/management/sun-shines-world-ag-expo-record-crowds-come-see-new-technology#comments Management Sun, 15 Feb 2015 22:55:00 +0000 156141 at http://westernfarmpress.com Near-perfect weather graces 2015 World Ag Expo http://westernfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/near-perfect-weather-graces-2015-world-ag-expo <div class="node-body video-body">This year's World Ag Expo enjoyed three days of great weather and great crowds. General Manager Jerry Sinift says it may be time to consider expanding the world's largest outdoor farm show.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/near-perfect-weather-graces-2015-world-ag-expo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/near-perfect-weather-graces-2015-world-ag-expo#comments Management Miscellaneous Fri, 13 Feb 2015 21:47:00 +0000 156131 at http://westernfarmpress.com Drought, new water law may lead to more fallowed acres in California http://westernfarmpress.com/government/drought-new-water-law-may-lead-more-fallowed-acres-california <div class="node-body video-body">The drought was very much on the mind of World Ag Expo attendees. Tulare producer Mark Watte discusses the impact of the state's new groundwater law during a meeting on the topic.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/government/drought-new-water-law-may-lead-more-fallowed-acres-california" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/government/drought-new-water-law-may-lead-more-fallowed-acres-california#comments Government Irrigation Fri, 13 Feb 2015 17:47:00 +0000 156121 at http://westernfarmpress.com World Ag Expo opens to sun and crowds http://westernfarmpress.com/equipment/world-ag-expo-opens-sun-and-crowds <div class="node-body gallery-body">2015 World Ag Expo opens to plenty of sun and lots to see</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/equipment/world-ag-expo-opens-sun-and-crowds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/equipment/world-ag-expo-opens-sun-and-crowds#comments Equipment World Ag Expo Wed, 11 Feb 2015 04:11:00 +0000 156041 at http://westernfarmpress.com <p>Over 1,200 orange-jacket volunteers assist exhibitors and visitors at the annual World Ag Expo in Tulare, Calif. This year&#39;s show runs from Feb 10-12 at the International Agri-Center.</p> Horizon Nut breaks ground on new processing plant http://westernfarmpress.com/tree-nuts/horizon-nut-breaks-ground-new-processing-plant <div class="node-body gallery-body">Horizon Nut expands pistachio processing capacity in heart of Central Valley growing region.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/tree-nuts/horizon-nut-breaks-ground-new-processing-plant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/tree-nuts/horizon-nut-breaks-ground-new-processing-plant#comments Tree Nuts Pistachios Fri, 23 Jan 2015 02:33:00 +0000 155701 at http://westernfarmpress.com <p>Horizon Nut Company President Ted Sheely also owns and operates his own company, AzCal Management, from an office in the south end of California&#39;s San Joaquin Valley. A long-time cotton farmer, Sheely is diversified, growing a host of annual and permanent crops, including pistachios from Westlands Water District.</p> Growing pistachios at Pioneer Nursery http://westernfarmpress.com/tree-nuts/growing-pistachios-pioneer-nursery <div class="node-body gallery-body">Pioneer Nursery knows pistachios</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/tree-nuts/growing-pistachios-pioneer-nursery" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/tree-nuts/growing-pistachios-pioneer-nursery#comments Tree Nuts Pistachios Fri, 23 Jan 2015 00:08:00 +0000 155691 at http://westernfarmpress.com <p>Pistachio industry pioneers Corky Anderson, left, and Ken Puryear are partners in Pioneer nursery, a producer of pistachio rootstock in Kern County, Calif.</p>