Management http://westernfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6111/more en 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 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 Fish and Wildlife allocate $3.2 million to build monarch habitat http://westernfarmpress.com/management/fish-and-wildlife-allocate-32-million-build-monarch-habitat <div class="field-byline"> Farm Press Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">U.S. Fish and Wildlife is launching a campaign to restore habitat for monarch butterflies. But its one year review of the monarch for Endangered Species Act status has agricultural interests concerned.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/management/fish-and-wildlife-allocate-32-million-build-monarch-habitat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/management/fish-and-wildlife-allocate-32-million-build-monarch-habitat#comments Management Herbicides Tue, 10 Feb 2015 16:11:00 +0000 156031 at http://westernfarmpress.com Fresno State hosts Ag leader commencement http://westernfarmpress.com/management/fresno-state-hosts-ag-leader-commencement <div class="node-body article-body">Fresno State hosts California Ag Leadership Program commencement</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/management/fresno-state-hosts-ag-leader-commencement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/management/fresno-state-hosts-ag-leader-commencement#comments Management Tue, 03 Feb 2015 16:38:00 +0000 155871 at http://westernfarmpress.com <p>Fresno State will host the California Agricultural Leadership Program commencement on Feb. 7.</p> 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