Management http://westernfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6111/more en Label change for Alion herbicide in California http://westernfarmpress.com/management/label-change-alion-herbicide-california <div class="field-byline"> Brad Hanson, UC Cooperative Extension Weed Specialist </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Important label changes made to Alion herbicide use in California</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/management/label-change-alion-herbicide-california" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/management/label-change-alion-herbicide-california#comments Management Herbicides Mon, 24 Nov 2014 17:32:00 +0000 154311 at http://westernfarmpress.com <p>University of California Cooperative Extension Weed Specialist Brad Hanson explains herbicide trial studies at UC Davis.</p> Agribiz: Toro introduces Aqua-Traxx FC drip tape http://westernfarmpress.com/management/agribiz-toro-introduces-aqua-traxx-fc-drip-tape <div class="node-body article-body"><p>After several years of development, Toro announces its new Aqua-Traxx FC (Flow Control) drip tape. This product creates an entirely new category within the drip irrigation marketplace.</p> <p>In the past, growers had to choose between uniformity and control over flow rates. Now, Aqua-Traxx FC provides growers with improved uniformity compared to turbulent-flow devices, and superior ability to control overall system flow rate compared to pressure-compensating devices.</p> <p>This is made possible through the design of the flow control emitter.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/management/agribiz-toro-introduces-aqua-traxx-fc-drip-tape" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/management/agribiz-toro-introduces-aqua-traxx-fc-drip-tape#comments Management Irrigation Mon, 17 Nov 2014 01:12:00 +0000 154131 at http://westernfarmpress.com Agribiz: PH-D fungicide available for California crops http://westernfarmpress.com/management/agribiz-ph-d-fungicide-available-california-crops <div class="node-body article-body">PH-D® Fungicide Now Available For Additional Crops in California</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/management/agribiz-ph-d-fungicide-available-california-crops" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/management/agribiz-ph-d-fungicide-available-california-crops#comments Management Fungicides Thu, 06 Nov 2014 17:48:00 +0000 153931 at http://westernfarmpress.com Australian farmers find success in weed seed removal http://westernfarmpress.com/management/australian-farmers-find-success-weed-seed-removal <div class="field-deck"> Goal is to control spread of herbicide-resistent weed varieties </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Australian farmers find success in weed management by removing weeds seeds at harvest</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/management/australian-farmers-find-success-weed-seed-removal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/management/australian-farmers-find-success-weed-seed-removal#comments Management Management Wed, 05 Nov 2014 23:50:00 +0000 153871 at http://westernfarmpress.com <p>Weed scientists study herbicide resistence in research trials, for example, in this&nbsp;hairy fleabane trial at&nbsp;UC&nbsp;Davis.</p> Agribiz: Valent to manage sales, marketing of MGK insect control products http://westernfarmpress.com/management/agribiz-valent-manage-sales-marketing-mgk-insect-control-products <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Valent U.S.A. Corporation (Valent) and Minneapolis-based MGK have a new agreement to manage the marketing and sales of MGK&rsquo;s crop protection line of insect control products in the U.S. effective April 1, 2015.</p> <p>The addition of the organic and sustainable product line from MGK into the Valent portfolio will create a mix of unique and valuable chemistries for managing organic and sustainable agriculture.</p> <p>MGK products control a broad spectrum of insects on many agricultural crops.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/management/agribiz-valent-manage-sales-marketing-mgk-insect-control-products" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/management/agribiz-valent-manage-sales-marketing-mgk-insect-control-products#comments Management Insecticides Wed, 29 Oct 2014 00:49:00 +0000 153661 at http://westernfarmpress.com UCCE cost-return studies available for dry bean growers http://westernfarmpress.com/management/ucce-cost-return-studies-available-dry-bean-growers <div class="field-deck"> Single, double-crop systems in six counties </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Cost to produce dry beans in Sacramento Valley studied by University of California researchers</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/management/ucce-cost-return-studies-available-dry-bean-growers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/management/ucce-cost-return-studies-available-dry-bean-growers#comments Management Dry Beans Tue, 28 Oct 2014 21:10:00 +0000 153651 at http://westernfarmpress.com <p>Lima bean harvest in Central California.</p> Hard work continues against California invasive species http://westernfarmpress.com/management/hard-work-continues-against-california-invasive-species <div class="node-body article-body">Ten new invasive species appear each year in California. Entomologists say these have wide-spread and costly ramifications.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/management/hard-work-continues-against-california-invasive-species" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/management/hard-work-continues-against-california-invasive-species#comments Management Plant and Animal Health Sun, 26 Oct 2014 22:36:00 +0000 153571 at http://westernfarmpress.com <p>University of California, Riverside Entomologist Mark Hoddle says close to a dozen new invasive species are discovered each year in California. Some of these pests have wide-spread damaging impacts to the environment and agricultural production.</p> Gallery: Stark stepping down as CAPCA executive http://westernfarmpress.com/management/gallery-stark-stepping-down-capca-executive <div class="field-byline"> Harry Cline, Farm Press Editor Emeritus </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>Terry Stark, who has&nbsp;guided&nbsp;the California Association of Pest Control Advisors&nbsp;over&nbsp;the last decade,&nbsp;plans to retire Dec. 31 and return to his home state of Texas with his wife Sylvia.</p> <p>Stark&#39;s lessons learned in the Marines and politics primed him to lead&nbsp;CAPCA&nbsp;at the right time. He leaves&nbsp;CAPCA as a stronger and more influential organization, according to those who have worked with him.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/management/gallery-stark-stepping-down-capca-executive" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/management/gallery-stark-stepping-down-capca-executive#comments Management Pesticides Sun, 12 Oct 2014 19:12:00 +0000 153181 at http://westernfarmpress.com Stark stepping down as CAPCA executive http://westernfarmpress.com/management/stark-stepping-down-capca-executive <div class="field-byline"> Harry Cline, Farm Press Editor Emeritus </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Terry Stark will step down Dec. 31 as president and chief executive officer of the California Association of Pest Control Advisers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/management/stark-stepping-down-capca-executive" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/management/stark-stepping-down-capca-executive#comments Management Gold Sun, 12 Oct 2014 17:51:00 +0000 153171 at http://westernfarmpress.com Terry Stark and his prized bass. Stark will step down Dec. 31 as the executive director of the California Association of Pest Control Advisers. Agribiz: Compass Minerals releases new Protassium+ fertilizer http://westernfarmpress.com/management/agribiz-compass-minerals-releases-new-protassium-fertilizer <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Compass Minerals, a leading producer of specialty potash fertilizer in North America, introduces Protassium+, the company&rsquo;s newly branded sulfate of potash, also known as K2SO4.</p> <p>Protassium+ is a premium, high-quality source of potassium with sulfate sulfur which provides good superior plant and crop nutrition which top growers demand.&nbsp;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/management/agribiz-compass-minerals-releases-new-protassium-fertilizer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/management/agribiz-compass-minerals-releases-new-protassium-fertilizer#comments Management Fertilizers Thu, 09 Oct 2014 18:27:00 +0000 153091 at http://westernfarmpress.com