Orchard Crops http://westernfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6041/more en New grape leaders at Arizona Wine Growers Association http://westernfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/new-grape-leaders-arizona-wine-growers-association <div class="node-body article-body">Grape leaders take helm as the 2015-2016 Arizona Wine Growers Association board of directors.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/new-grape-leaders-arizona-wine-growers-association" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/new-grape-leaders-arizona-wine-growers-association#comments Orchard Crops Grapes Mon, 23 Feb 2015 15:28:00 +0000 156301 at http://westernfarmpress.com New troubles with old weed problems call for different control approach http://westernfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/new-troubles-old-weed-problems-call-different-control-approach <div class="field-byline"> Greg Northcutt, Contributing Writer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The top challenges facing California’s tree nut growers in controlling weeds are not new weed species but new problems with long-standing weed threats.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/new-troubles-old-weed-problems-call-different-control-approach" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/new-troubles-old-weed-problems-call-different-control-approach#comments Orchard Crops Glyphosate-tolerant Pesticides Protection Weeds Fri, 20 Feb 2015 22:53:00 +0000 156271 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 Ag Processors receive $7,500 ASHCA safety grant http://westernfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/ag-processors-receive-7500-ashca-safety-grant <div class="node-body article-body">The Western Agricultural Processors Association receives a 2015 Agricultural Safety and Health Council of America safety training grant totaling $7,500.. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/ag-processors-receive-7500-ashca-safety-grant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/ag-processors-receive-7500-ashca-safety-grant#comments Orchard Crops Cotton Fruits Nuts Fri, 20 Feb 2015 17:01:00 +0000 156241 at http://westernfarmpress.com Leaders sought to help bolster pistachio returns http://westernfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/leaders-sought-help-bolster-pistachio-returns <div class="field-deck"> Administrative Committee for Pistachios election </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Western pistachio industry members sought for marketing leadership positions for the Administrative Committee for Pistachios.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/leaders-sought-help-bolster-pistachio-returns" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/leaders-sought-help-bolster-pistachio-returns#comments Orchard Crops Pistachios Fri, 20 Feb 2015 00:10:00 +0000 156221 at http://westernfarmpress.com ACP quarantine launched in Arizona's Maricopa County http://westernfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/acp-quarantine-launched-arizonas-maricopa-county <div class="node-body article-body">A small area near Gila Bend in southern Maricopa County, Ariz. is now under quarantine for the Asian citrus psyllid. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/acp-quarantine-launched-arizonas-maricopa-county" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/acp-quarantine-launched-arizonas-maricopa-county#comments Orchard Crops Oranges Thu, 19 Feb 2015 16:32:00 +0000 156191 at http://westernfarmpress.com The Asian citrus psyllid. Researchers confirm culprit behind pistachio bushy top syndrome http://westernfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/researchers-confirm-culprit-behind-pistachio-bushy-top-syndrome <div class="field-byline"> Greg Northcutt </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The pistachio industry is a step closer to finding a way of controlling a disease that has forced growers in California and Arizona to remove thousands of acres of young trees in the past three years.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/researchers-confirm-culprit-behind-pistachio-bushy-top-syndrome" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/researchers-confirm-culprit-behind-pistachio-bushy-top-syndrome#comments Orchard Crops Pistachios Thu, 19 Feb 2015 12:22:00 +0000 156181 at http://westernfarmpress.com USDA confirms eradication of palm tree pest http://westernfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/usda-confirms-eradication-palm-tree-pest <div class="field-byline"> Farm Press Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The red palm weevil, considered to be one of the world’s most destructive pests of palms, has been eradicated in California, according to USDA.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/usda-confirms-eradication-palm-tree-pest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/usda-confirms-eradication-palm-tree-pest#comments Orchard Crops Fruits Tue, 10 Feb 2015 05:44:00 +0000 156021 at http://westernfarmpress.com Citrus, nut groups call for resolution of port labor dispute. http://westernfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/citrus-nut-groups-call-resolution-port-labor-dispute <div class="field-byline"> Farm Press Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Pacific Maritime Association shut down vessel unloading and loading on the weekend of Feb. 6, creating even more uncertainty for California's citrus and nut industries. Operations were to resume the following Monday, but the work slowdown was expected to resume.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/citrus-nut-groups-call-resolution-port-labor-dispute" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/citrus-nut-groups-call-resolution-port-labor-dispute#comments Orchard Crops Almonds Citrus Mon, 09 Feb 2015 20:35:00 +0000 156011 at http://westernfarmpress.com California, Arizona counties declared primary natural disaster areas http://westernfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/california-arizona-counties-declared-primary-natural-disaster-areas <div class="field-byline"> U.S. Department of Agriculture </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Several programs are available to farmers and ranchers in California and Arizona affected by drought.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/california-arizona-counties-declared-primary-natural-disaster-areas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/california-arizona-counties-declared-primary-natural-disaster-areas#comments Orchard Crops Mon, 09 Feb 2015 11:54:00 +0000 155991 at http://westernfarmpress.com