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Posts Tagged: orchard

Season-long weed control in orchard crops with sequential herbicide programs in California orchard crops

Figure 2. Untreated (Panel A) and treatment #5 (Panel B) 150 days after spring treatment.

Summer grass weed species are becoming more troublesome in orchards in the Central Valley of California. Feather fingergrass, junglerice, sprangletop and threespike goosegrass, to name a few, are summer grass weed species that germinate (or in some...

Posted on Saturday, January 5, 2019 at 8:00 AM
Tags: herbicide (60), orchard (5), weed (22), weed control (76)
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture

UC Cooperative Extension farm advisors launch “Growing the Valley” podcast

UCCE advisors Phoebe Gordon, left, and Luke Milliron are the hosts of the new 'Growing the Valley' podcast.

A new UC Cooperative Extension podcast that focuses on growing orchard crops in the San Joaquin and Sacramento valleys is now available free at http://growingthevalleypodcast.com, Apple iTunes and Google Play Music. The hosts are Phoebe Gordon,...

Posted on Friday, June 8, 2018 at 9:29 AM
Tags: Almonds (24), Figs (2), orchard (5), Peaches - Cling (2), Pistachios (4), podcast (1), Prunes (1), Walnuts (6)
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture

Weed and nitrogen management in organic orchards in Washington and relevance to Sacramento Delta orchards

Figure 1. Wonder Weeder (photo by David Granatstein)

The following article is from the UCCE Tree & Vine News newsletter (Jan. 2017).  *Chuck Ingels is a Farm Advisor with the UC Cooperative Extension Capitol Corridor, Sacramento County office.   According to the 2014 USDA-NASS Organic...

Figure 1. Wonder Weeder (photo by David Granatstein)
Figure 1. Wonder Weeder (photo by David Granatstein)

Figure 1. Wonder Weeder (photo by David Granatstein)

Figure 2. Weed badger
Figure 2. Weed badger

Figure 2. Weed badger

Figure 3a
Figure 3a

Figure 3b. Drip tubing (for microsprinklers) raised for mechanical weed control.
Figure 3b. Drip tubing (for microsprinklers) raised for mechanical weed control.

Figure 3a-b. Drip tubing (for microsprinklers) raised for mechanical weed control

Figure 4. Spreading wood chips (normally the spreader would be set to apply a wider strip)
Figure 4. Spreading wood chips (normally the spreader would be set to apply a wider strip)

Figure 4. Spreading wood chips (normally the spreader would be set to apply a wider strip)

Figure 5. Spreading compost in the tilled strip where landscape fabric is used (photo by Jaime Reyes)
Figure 5. Spreading compost in the tilled strip where landscape fabric is used (photo by Jaime Reyes)

Figure 5. Spreading compost in the tilled strip where landscape fabric is used (photo by Jaime Reyes)

Posted on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at 8:58 AM
Tags: orchard (5), Organic (10), weed management (18)

Mesotrione for weed control in orchards

Broadworks

March 16, 2016.  Editor's note.  I recently was informed of an error in the chart Lynn included in this post from December 2018.  While Broadworks (ai = mesotrione) herbicide IS registered in several  stonefruit crops, it is...

Posted on Friday, December 18, 2015 at 10:06 AM

Dormant Weed Control in Tree Nut Crops 2014

Here's an article from the San Joaquin County Field Notes newsletter (Feb. 2014.) Dormant Weed Control in Tree Nut Crops 2014 Mick Canevari, Farm Advisor Emeritus Brent Holtz, Pomology Farm Advisor and UCCE County Director Brad Hanson, Extension...

Posted on Friday, February 7, 2014 at 10:09 AM
Tags: hairy fleabane (8), herbicide (60), orchard (5), weed control (76)
 
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