Organic viticulture is all about timing

By |May 1st, 2012|

Bill Powers used common materials—screen mesh, bottoms of plastic jugs—to construct his pest fan.
Melissa Hansen

The key to making [...]

Promising organic herbicide found

By |May 1st, 2012|

These large crabgrass seedlings show the effect of preemergence application of manuka oil. Control is on the right. Concentrations [...]

Read the label

By |April 15th, 2012|

Marestail, or horseweed, has been confirmed to be resistant to glyphosate in California.

Have you read your glyphosate herbicide label [...]

Tips on how to avoid glyphosate damage

By |April 15th, 2012|

As you approach weed control this spring, remember the word SUPPLY.

That’s the acronym Dr. Hannah Mathers developed to help [...]

Tree safety is key issue with herbicides

By |April 15th, 2012|

Choosing a herbicide program for an orchard is not so simple as choosing which herbicide kills what weeds and [...]

Newer herbicides join the arsenal

By |April 15th, 2012|

Among the newer herbicides that fruit growers should look at are Treevix, Alion, Matrix, Spartan, and Sandea, and there [...]

Effective, economical weed control

By |May 1st, 2011|

The Wonder Weeder and similar tools deliver orchard weed control at less cost than chemical controls.

The Holy Grail that [...]

Read the label

By |April 15th, 2011|

Marestail, or horseweed, has been confirmed to be resistant to glyphosate in California.

Have you read your glyphosate herbicide label [...]

Tips on how to avoid glyphosate damage

By |April 15th, 2011|

As you approach weed control this spring, remember the word SUPPLY.

That’s the acronym Dr. Hannah Mathers developed to help [...]

Tree safety is key issue with herbicides

By |April 15th, 2011|

Choosing a herbicide program for an orchard is not so simple as choosing which herbicide kills what weeds and [...]