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Are Tree Nut Growers Doing Their Part to Manage Navel Orangeworm?

Winter sanitation, mating disruption and proper pesticide application — all critical strategies in managing the number one pest of tree nuts: Navel Orangeworm. No one wants this pest on their farms, but are growers really doing their due diligence in managing this pest with tools that are now widely available to the industry?  Watch this interview with Bob Klein from …

California Pistachio Crop Projections for 2020 Season

With more and more acreage of pistachios coming into production, California growers anticipate the largest crop ever this year.  Watch this brief video with the Bob Klein from the California Pistachio Research Board as he shares his thoughts on pistachio chill accumulation this winter, acreage trends and water supply levels that should lead to their largest harvest yet this year. …

Sterile Insect Facility to Aid Growers with Navel Orangeworm Management

Sterile Insect Facility to Aid Growers with Navel Orangeworm Management

Researchers and growers are tackling the formidable tree nut pest Navel Orangeworm from all fronts.  One method underway is in utilizing the same sterile insect technology and facility that eradicated pink bollworm from the cotton industry years ago.  There have been some challenges in adapting the system for Navel Orangeworm, as shared by Bob Klein from the Pistachio Research Board; …