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  • Zinc and Phosphorus

    Added October 23, 2014

    I was recently in an avocado orchard and saw the rounded fruit and small leaves typical of zinc deficient trees. I asked the grower if there were recent leaf analysis of the orchard, and so we looked at them.  The leaves were running at 20 ppm which...

  • Definition of codistillation or lift-off of herbicides. Repost from Arizona Vegetable IPM Updates

    Added October 20, 2014
    oxyfluorfen codistillation  AZ cooperative extension

    I was forwarded this great article written by Barry Tickes, an Area Agricultural Agent with the Yuma Ag Center and part of the University of Arizona and Arizona Agricultural Experiment Station.  With Barry's permission, I've posted his explanation...

  • JOB OPENING :: Research and development manager

    Added October 20, 2014
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    Helena Chemical Company is seeking an R & D manager who supervises all research and development activities within Northern California territory. This position is based in Chico, CA and ranges south to Merced, CA. This position requires management...

  • Soil Solarization: a process for controlling weeds

    Added October 20, 2014
    Figure 2. Plastic removed (in center) after 4 weeks of solarization.

    You say, it is a little late in the summer to be talking about using soil solarization for weed control because it works best in the summer when the days are long with high temperatures. Maybe we can learn some things from past situations where control...

  • USDA announces measures to help farmers diversify weed control efforts

    Added October 16, 2014
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    From a PRESS RELEASE from the USDA Office of Communications: Release No. 0227.14 Contact: Brian Mabry (202)720-4623   USDA Announces Measures to Help Farmers Diversify Weed Control Efforts   WASHINGTON, Oct. 15, 2014 — Agriculture...

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Zinc and Phosphorus
Posted 10/23/2014 - I was recently in an avocado orchard and saw the rounded fruit and small leaves typical of zinc deficient trees. I asked the grower if there were recent leaf analysis of the orchard, and so we looked at them.  The leaves were running at 20 ppm which...

Definition of codistillation or lift-off of herbicides. Repost from Arizona Vegetable IPM Updates
Posted 10/20/2014 - I was forwarded this great article written by Barry Tickes, an Area Agricultural Agent with the Yuma Ag Center and part of the University of Arizona and Arizona Agricultural Experiment Station.  With Barry's permission, I've posted his explanation...

JOB OPENING :: Research and development manager
Posted 10/20/2014 - Helena Chemical Company is seeking an R & D manager who supervises all research and development activities within Northern California territory. This position is based in Chico, CA and ranges south to Merced, CA. This position requires management...

Soil Solarization: a process for controlling weeds
Posted 10/20/2014 - You say, it is a little late in the summer to be talking about using soil solarization for weed control because it works best in the summer when the days are long with high temperatures. Maybe we can learn some things from past situations where control...

USDA announces measures to help farmers diversify weed control efforts
Posted 10/16/2014 - From a PRESS RELEASE from the USDA Office of Communications: Release No. 0227.14 Contact: Brian Mabry (202)720-4623   USDA Announces Measures to Help Farmers Diversify Weed Control Efforts   WASHINGTON, Oct. 15, 2014 — Agriculture...

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