All About Crops

JUST RELEASED: Monterey County Ag Value Up Nearly Eight Percent

June 28, 2016

Monterey County 2015 Crop Report Shows Ag Value Up 7.75 Percent By Patrick Cavanaugh, Farm News

Timorex Gold, Broad-spectrum Biofungicide

June 28, 2016

Biofungicide Timorex Gold to Help Western Vegetable Growers Fight Disease Pressure By Patrick

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Steve Koike on Resistant Cultivars

June 27, 2016

The Search for Resistant Cultivars By Emily McKay Johnson, Associate Editor In the second part

Postharvest Short Course Focused on Taste and Quality

June 24, 2016

UC Davis Postharvest Course Covers Food Loss, Produce Handling By Lauren Dutra, Associate

Brown Stink Bug

New IPM Work on Brown Stink Bug

June 23, 2016

New IPM Approach to Brown Stink Bug In Desert Cotton By Patrick Cavanaugh, Farm News

MRL Discussion Continues to Expand

June 23, 2016

MRL Transparency is Needed to Avoid Hurting Exports by Emily McKay Johnson, Associate

Downey Mildew (Source: UCANR Cooperative Extension, Tehama County)

Downey Mildew Continues to Challenge Leafy Greens

June 22, 2016

Downey Mildew Continues to Threaten Lettuce and Spinach By Patrick Cavanaugh, Farm Director One

Patience: How Homeowners Can Help ACP Detection

June 17, 2016

Authorities Need to Monitor ACP Detection, Confronted With Impatient Homeowners by Patrick

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Vegetables Are the Key to Great Nutrition

June 17, 2016

How to Increase Fruit and Vegetable Consumption By Laurie Greene, Editor In honor of National

Nut Harvest Safety Highlights

June 16, 2016

Nut Harvest Safety Seminar Highlights Risk Areas of Harvest Season By Patrick Cavanaugh, Farm News

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Food Safety: Protecting Consumers, Protecting Brands

June 15, 2016

The Acheson Group Lends Commodity Groups Food Safety-Based Brand Protection  By Patrick

Food Waste Solutions Include the American Farmer

June 13, 2016

American Farmers are Part of the Food Waste Solution By Patrick Cavanaugh, Farm News

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Dried Plum Prices and Production

June 13, 2016

Not on the Same Page: California Dried Plum Prices and Production by Laurie Greene,

Asian citrus psyllid ACP

BREAKING NEWS: First ACP Found In Monterey County

June 9, 2016

First ACP Found In Monterey County By Patrick Cavanaugh, Farm News Director An Asian Citrus

Butte County Rice Field, water, fish

Boost in Butte County Rice Production

June 7, 2016

Butte County Rice Growers and Communities Are Optimistic By Emily McKay Johnson, Associate

Save Our Citrus

The Fight Against the Asian Citrus Psyllid

June 6, 2016

California Citrus Mutual on the Fight Against the Asian Citrus Psyllid and HLB By Laurie Greene,

Alfalfa on Edge of Field, Larry Hunn's farm

RAIN Damages Alfalfa; Benefits Wheat

June 6, 2016

Above-Average California Rain Affects Larry Hunn's Crops by Emily McKay Johnson, Associate

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It’s Avocado Month!

June 2, 2016

Celebrate the Magic of California Avocados. By Emily McKay Johnson, Associate

Blueberry Farmers Face Pivotal Juncture

May 25, 2016

Blueberry Farmers Grapple with Harvest Complexities By Laurie Greene, Editor It is peak season

Nat DiBuduo, president of Allied Grape Growers

Winegrape Quality In SJV

April 21, 2016

Nat DiBuduo: Valley Winegrape Growers Must Produce Quality By Laurie Greene, Editor Nat DiBuduo,