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Foothill Farm and Orchards Newsletter

Information on production and management of orchard and specialty crops grown in Amador, Calaveras, El Dorado, and Tuolumne counties.

Issue Articles Type Date Added
Foothill Farm and Orchard News - June 11

In this issue:

  • Spotted Wing Drosophila Update 2011
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Foothill Farm & Orchard News - July '10

In this issue:

  • Special Spotted Wing Drosophila Update
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Foothill Farm and Orchard News - Issue #8, April '06

SPECIAL DISEASE ISSUE:

  • APPLE SCAB TRIAL RESULTS: 3 YEARS OF LOCAL STUDIES
  • EXCERPTS FROM THE U.C. “EFFICACY AND TIMING OF FUNGICIDES, BACTERICIDES, AND BIOLOGICALS FOR DECIDUOUS TREE FRUIT, NUT CROPS AND GRAPEVINES 2006”:WALNUTS, APPLE&PEAR, CHERRIES, GRAPEVINES, PEACH AND NECTARINE
  • CENTRAL VALLEY POSTHARVEST NEWSLETTER INCLUDED-SUBSCRIBE NOW TO RECEIVE FUTURE ISSUES (SUBSCRIPTION FORM ATTACHED)
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Foothill Farm and Orchard News - Issue #7, February '06

INSIDE THIS ISSUE:

  • WHAT’S ALL THE FUSS ABOUT DIAZINON?
  • WHAT GROWERS CAN DO TO ENSURE PESTICIDES LIKE DIAZINON DO NOT REACH OUR WATERS
  • CODLING MOTH UPDATE: RESULTS FROM FIELD TRIALS WITH GRANULOSIS VIRUS
  • CHRISTMAS TREE CORNER: NORDMANN FIR TRIALS EXPANDING; NOW IS THE TIME TO CONTROL WEEDS!
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Foothill Farm and Orchard News - Issue #6, January '04

INSIDE THIS ISSUE:

  • WATER QUALITY AND THE NEW CONDITIONAL WAIVERS FOR IRRIGATED LANDS
  • PHYTOPHTHORA TRIAL IN CHRISTMAS TREES SHOWS SPECIES CAN OFFER DISEASE RESISTANCE
  • PLANNING FOR U.C. COOPERATIVE EXTENSION’S FUTURE: STAKEHOLDERS HAVE A CHANCE TO JOIN IN DURING STATEWIDE “LISTENING SESSIONS”.
  • UCWEBSITES HAVE A NEW LOOK-CHECK THEM OUT!
  • UC/USDA RELEASE VIGOR/SIZE CONTROLLING PEACH-PLUM HYBRID ROOTSTOCKS TO NURSERIES
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Foothill Farm and Orchard News - Issue 5, April '03

INSIDE THIS ISSUE:

  • UPDATE ON CODLING MOTH: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
  • APPLE SCAB TRIAL UNDERWAY
  • STONE FRUIT GROWER MEETING HIGHLIGHTS: KEVIN DAY ON GROWING QUALITY FRUIT
  • INTERNET RESOURCES: GET ONLINE FOR INFORMATION!
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Foothill Farm and Orchard News - Issue #4, April '02

INSIDE THIS ISSUE:

  • WHAT’S NEW FOR CODLING MOTH CONTROLS
  • EARWIG CONTROL FOR PEACHES AND NECTARINES: ACT NOW OR PAY LATER!
  • CHEMICAL THINNING GUIDELINES FOR APPLES
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Foothill Farm and Orchard News - Issue 3, February '02

INSIDE THIS ISSUE:

  • NOTES FROM THE PLACERGROWN CONFERENCE:
  • TIPS FOR A SUCCESSFUL FARMERS’ MARKET
  • BLUEBERRY PRODUCTION
  • MARKETING TO RESTAURANTS
  • Chilling hours accumulated for El Dorado county
  • FOOTHILL WALNUT GROWERS MEETING MARCH 20TH
  • CALAVERASGROWN FARM CONFERENCE MARCH 16TH
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Foothill Farm and Orchard News - Issue #2, October '01

Inside this issue:

  • Codling moth trap catches comparing two lures and in orchards under different management regimes in 2001.
  • Rainfall accumulation at the CIMIS station in Camino: a historical perspective.
  • Cork Spot in peach and nectarine.
  • Managing San Jose Scale with horticultural oils.
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Foothill Farm & Orchard News - Issue #1, November '00

Inside this issue:

  • What’s wrong with my walnut trees? It could be walnut branch wilt, (Hendersonula toruloidea).
  • Chemical thinning of Fuji and Pink Lady apples in the San Joaquin Valley.
  • Joe Grant UCCE-Farm Advisor, San Joaquin County and R. Scott Johnson, UC Pomology Specialist, Kearney Ag. Center.
  • UC Small Farm Center agri-tourism directory: Get your farm listing on the Web!
  • First Announcement: International Peach Symposium, July 8-11, 2001.
  • Did you remember to treat for peach leaf curl disease (Taphrina deformans)?
  • -Get to know your new Farm Advisor
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