Episode 387 | July 29, 2022 | What to Know about Smoke Safety Regs, 2022 Winegrape Harvest

Episode 387 | July 29, 2022 | What to Know about Smoke Safety Regs, 2022 Winegrape Harvest
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On today’s episode, we hear about staying in compliance with wildfire safety regulations from Cal/OSHA. Additionally, Vicky Boyd reports on how this year’s winegrape harvest is shaping up.

 

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Episode 386 | July 28, 2022 | Tech Thursday, Growing Coffee in SoCal

Episode 386 | July 28, 2022 | Tech Thursday, Growing Coffee in SoCal
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On this week’s Tech Thursday episode, Tomra Food’s Head of Engineering, Maciek Wasowski, describes the research and development process behind tree nut processing and sorting equipment. Additionally, Vicky Boyd reports on the feasibility of growing coffee in Southern California.

 

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Episode 385 | July 27, 2022 | Walnut Wednesday; Ethophon Application Protocols, New Fusarium Wilt Resistant Genes

Episode 385 | July 27, 2022 | Walnut Wednesday; Ethophon Application Protocols, New Fusarium Wilt Resistant Genes
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On this week’s Walnut Wednesday episode, UCCE Farm Advisor Emeritus Janine Hasey explains ethephon application protocols pre-harvest. Additionally, Kylie Harlan reports on new resistant genes discovered for strawberry fusarium wilt.

 

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Episode 384 | July 26, 2022 | MyAgLife in Citrus, Rising Labor Costs for Ag

Episode 384 | July 26, 2022 | MyAgLife in Citrus, Rising Labor Costs for Ag
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On this week’s MyAgLife in Citrus episode, Citrus Research Board President Marcy Martin discusses results and feedback from the Board’s recent successful referendum. Additionally, Kylie Harlan reports on the ag industry’s response to rising labor costs.

 

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Episode 383 | July 25, 2022 | Biosolarization in Almond, Saving Water in Rice

Episode 383 | July 25, 2022 | Biosolarization in Almond, Saving Water in Rice
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On this week’s MyAgLife in Almonds episode, we hear about efficacy of biosolarization in almond orchards for nematode control. Additionally, Vicky Boyd reports on steps rice growers can take to save water with some caveats. 

 

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Episode 382 | July 22, 2022 | Microbes Mitigate Abiotic Stressors, A Glimpse at California Artichokes

Episode 382 | July 22, 2022 | Microbes Mitigate Abiotic Stressors, A Glimpse at California Artichokes
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On today’s episode, we hear how microbes in soil can mitigate abiotic stressors, such as sunburn, drought stress and nutrient deficiencies, in crops. Additionally, Kylie Harlan provides a look at the small but powerful artichoke industry in California, which grows 100% of the country’s supply.

 

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Episode 381 | July 21, 2022 | Organic Ag Gets New Funding, Ag in the Classroom

Episode 381 | July 21, 2022 | Organic Ag Gets New Funding, Ag in the Classroom
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On today’s episode, we hear about substantial funding for UC ANR to provide technical assistance as well as other services for the state’s organic growers. Additionally, Vicky Boyd reports on a 6th grade teacher in Visalia who incorporates ag into her class lesson plans to raise awareness of the Valley’s top industry.

 

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Episode 380 | July 20, 2022 | Walnut Wednesday, Upcoming Cal Poly Strawberry Field Day

Episode 380 | July 20, 2022 | Walnut Wednesday, Upcoming Cal Poly Strawberry Field Day
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On this week’s MyAgLife in Almonds episode, we hear how Chile’s emerging walnut industry may actually compliment the U.S. walnut industry. Additionally, Vicky Boyd reports on Cal Poly’s upcoming annual Strawberry Center Field Day on July 28th. 

 

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Episode 379 | July 19, 2022 | Basics of Trunk Injection, Winter Bees Resistant to Imidacloprid

Episode 379 | July 19, 2022 | Basics of Trunk Injection, Winter Bees Resistant to Imidacloprid
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On today’s episode, we hear about the basics of trunk injection of plant protection materials. Additionally, Kylie Harlan reports on a study showing how winter honeybees have a higher resistance to imidacloprid.

 

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Episode 378 | July 18, 2022 | Almond Plantings in Northern Sac Valley, New Crop Protection Aircraft

Episode 378 | July 18, 2022 | Almond Plantings in Northern Sac Valley, New Crop Protection Aircraft
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On this week’s MyAgLife in Almonds episode, we hear about almond variety and rootstock selection trends for new plantings in the Northern Sacramento Valley. Additionally, Kylie Harlan reports on the first fully autonomous crop protection aircraft system.

 

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