Management http://westernfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6111/more en California ASFMRA conference draws large crowd http://westernfarmpress.com/management/california-asfmra-conference-draws-large-crowd <div class="node-body gallery-body">Rural managers and appraisers gather in Paso Robles for 2015 Outlook Conference</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/california-asfmra-conference-draws-large-crowd" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/management/california-asfmra-conference-draws-large-crowd#comments Management Management Sun, 19 Apr 2015 20:31:00 +0000 157811 at http://westernfarmpress.com <p>Fred Hepler, president of the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers, chats with California Chapter Executive Director Suzie Roget at the 2015 Outlook Conference in Paso Robles.</p> USDA: Record number of U.S. organic producers http://westernfarmpress.com/management/usda-record-number-us-organic-producers <div class="node-body article-body">There are 19,474 certified organic operations in the U.S. and 27,814 certified organic operations around the world.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/management/usda-record-number-us-organic-producers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/management/usda-record-number-us-organic-producers#comments Management Organic Farming Thu, 16 Apr 2015 23:25:00 +0000 157801 at http://westernfarmpress.com SDI systems have bright future in helping feed growing world population http://westernfarmpress.com/irrigation/sdi-systems-have-bright-future-helping-feed-growing-world-population <div class="node-body video-body">Netafim celebrates 50th anniversary with press conference, new product introduction at World Ag Expo in Tulare, Calif.</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/irrigation/sdi-systems-have-bright-future-helping-feed-growing-world-population" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/irrigation/sdi-systems-have-bright-future-helping-feed-growing-world-population#comments Alfalfa Irrigation Management Orchard Crops Tue, 14 Apr 2015 21:25:00 +0000 157741 at http://westernfarmpress.com ASFMRA Outlook Conference Employee Relations class http://westernfarmpress.com/management/asfmra-outlook-conference-employee-relations-class <div class="node-body article-body">California rural appraisers offer important Ag labor training class in Paso Robles</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/management/asfmra-outlook-conference-employee-relations-class" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/management/asfmra-outlook-conference-employee-relations-class#comments Management Training Mon, 06 Apr 2015 20:15:00 +0000 157451 at http://westernfarmpress.com <p>The California ASFMRA chapter will offer important information in a day-long workshop in Paso Robles in April&nbsp;15.</p> Late-season N fertilization can boost low protein in durum wheat http://westernfarmpress.com/management/late-season-n-fertilization-can-boost-low-protein-durum-wheat <div class="field-byline"> Mike Ottman, University of Arizona Extension agronomist </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Low protein grain results in the loss of income to the grower through price discounts, but can be avoided by late-season nitrogen fertilizer applications. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/management/late-season-n-fertilization-can-boost-low-protein-durum-wheat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/management/late-season-n-fertilization-can-boost-low-protein-durum-wheat#comments Management Wheat Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:39:00 +0000 157221 at http://westernfarmpress.com UC's new online photo gallery of spray drift damage http://westernfarmpress.com/management/ucs-new-online-photo-gallery-spray-drift-damage <div class="field-byline"> By Tunyalee Martin and Chris Laning, UC Statewide IPM Program </div> <div class="field-deck"> Herbicide spray drift damage sometimes mistaken </div> <div class="node-body article-body">University of California offers online photo gallery of herbicide spray drift damage</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/management/ucs-new-online-photo-gallery-spray-drift-damage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/management/ucs-new-online-photo-gallery-spray-drift-damage#comments Management Practices and Systems Fri, 20 Mar 2015 19:54:00 +0000 157041 at http://westernfarmpress.com <p>Herbicide spray drift damage in almonds.</p> David Doll, University of California Nutrient management practices alive, well on Central Coast http://westernfarmpress.com/management/nutrient-management-practices-alive-well-central-coast <div class="field-byline"> Richard Cornett, Western Plant Health Association </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Central Coast growers are continually working toward implementing best management measures designed to keep crop production plentiful and profitable in the region, while improving the quality of our water supplies for now and for future generations to come. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/management/nutrient-management-practices-alive-well-central-coast" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/management/nutrient-management-practices-alive-well-central-coast#comments Management Mon, 02 Mar 2015 00:55:00 +0000 156441 at http://westernfarmpress.com Cheminova announces pethoxamid herbicide ingredient http://westernfarmpress.com/management/cheminova-announces-pethoxamid-herbicide-ingredient <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Cheminova Inc. has announced the new herbicide active ingredient pethoxamid which the company says will help growers manage herbicide-resistant weeds, including Palmer amaranth, waterhemp, and other important broadleaf and annual grass weeds.&nbsp;</p> <p>Pethoxamid is a novel selective chloroacetamide. Classified as a Group 15 herbicide, pethoxamid inhibits the germination of target weeds. It can be applied pre-emergence or post-emergence.</p> <p>In the U.S. and Canada, major crops slated for its use include canola, corn, cotton, rice, soybean, and sunflower.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/management/cheminova-announces-pethoxamid-herbicide-ingredient" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/management/cheminova-announces-pethoxamid-herbicide-ingredient#comments Management Corn Cotton Weeds Sun, 22 Feb 2015 21:25:00 +0000 156281 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 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