Monthly Archives: February 2017

March Orchard Management Considerations

It is finally looking a little bit like spring outside! Almond bloom is winding down, prune bloom will be picking up, and there are even some tasks the walnut growers can do to stay on top of things. Keep reading for orchard tasks to keep in mind for almonds, prunes, and walnuts. Continue reading

Are You In Compliance with the New Worker Protection Standards?

We are in the midst of a new and changing era of Worker Protection Standards (WPS), which is meant to increase protections for agricultural fieldworkers and pesticide handlers from pesticide exposure when they’re working in farms, forests, nurseries and greenhouses. Keep reading to learn about current and upcoming changes, as well as information on Instructor Training Programs. Continue reading