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Something big is coming to the world of agriculture. The My Ag Life Podcast brought to you by JCS Marketing, Inc. the publisher of the industry-leading ag publications, West Coast Nut, Progressive Crop Consultant, and Organic Farmer. Our podcast will bring you exclusive interviews with industry professionals, readings of special articles from our publications, and even more!


Helping Growers Through Aerial Imaging - My Ag Life Episode 16
Jul 2 • 14 min
Jenna Rodriguez, Director of Strategic Accounts at Ceres Imaging, joins Jason Scott to talk about the uses and benefits of aerial imaging for growers. Jenna explains how Ceres conducts aerial imaging with drones, airplanes and satellites to capture…
Cover Crops in California Agriculture An Overview of Current Research / West Coast Nut July 2020
Jul 2 • 9 min
Listen to this article from West Coast Nut by Shulamit Shroder
Variable Rate Irrigation Pays Off in Water Use Efficiency for New Almond Orchards / West Coast Nut July 2020
Jul 2 • 8 min
Listen to this article from West Coast Nut by Cecelia Parsons
Science-Based Approach to Plant Bug Control Mating Disruption and Other IPM Strategies on the Horizon for Leaffooted Plant Bugs In Nut Crops / West Coast Nut July 2020
Jul 2 • 10 min
Listen to this article from West Coast Nut by Vicky Boyd
Reducing Dust at Almond Harvest / West Coast Nut July 2020
Jul 2 • 7 min
Listen to this article from West Coast Nut by Mitch Lies
Choosing Activator Spray Adjuvants for Permanent Crops - Progressive Crop Consultant July/August 2020
Jun 26 • 9 min
Listen to this article from Progressive Crop Consultant by Franz Neiderholzer and Rhonda Smith
Making Sense of Biostimulants for Improving your Soil - Progressive Crop Consultant July/August 2020
Jun 26 • 5 min
Listen to this article from Progressive Crop Consultant by Dr. Karl A. Wyant
Weed Control in Lettuce A Comparison of Various Weed Management Strategies and Costs Progressive Crop Consultant July/August 2020
Jun 26 • 9 min
Listen to this article from Progressive Crop Consultant by Richard Smith
Lettuce Dieback: New Virus Found to be Associated with Soilborne Disease in Lettuce - Progressive Crop Consultant
Jun 26 • 9 min
Listen to this article from Progressive Crop Consultant by William M. Wintermantel
Monitoring Beneficial Birds In Pests- My AG Life Ep 15
Jun 26 • 8 min
Dr. Sasha Keith from the Living Earth Collaborative talks with Jason Scott about her recent research involving bird-pest relationships. They go in-depth about the codling moth larvae and how certain birds have the ability to control these larvae…
Pacific Biocontrol’s Data on NOW - My Ag Life Episode 14
Jun 18 • 5 min
We also hear from Jeannine Lowrimore, a Technical Sales Rep. with Pacific Biocontrol. She discusses the quick and effective power behind their recent NOW management approach. PBC’s successful data shows their strong economic value for the grower. To learn…
The Powerful Pistachio - My Ag Life Episode 13
Jun 18 • 23 min
APG president, Richard Matoian, and VP of APG, Judy Hirigoyen join Jason to discuss the 2020 “on year” pistachio crop. They discuss their approach to informing the public about new pistachio research, proving the pistachio is a complete protein. This…
Carbon Farming Offers Benefits to Plants, Soils and Climate - Organic Farmer June/July 2020
Jun 18 • 6 min
Listen to this article from Organic Farmer by Kathy Coatney.
A Look at Common Hemp Pests, Problems and Diseases - Organic Farmer June/July 2020
Jun 18 • 8 min
Listen to this article from Organic Farmer by Danita Cahill.
Controlling Pacific Flathead Borer in Agricultural Crops - Organic Farmer June/July 2020
Jun 18 • 7 min
Listen to this article from Organic Farmer by Danita Cahill.
The Care and Feeding of Soil Microbes - Organic Farmer June/July 2020
Jun 18 • 6 min
Listen to this article from Organic Farmer by Danita Cahill.
Biochar: The Permanent Compost - Organic Farmer June/July 2020
Jun 18 • 7 min
Listen to this article from Organic Farmer by Kelpie Wilson.
Breaking Down the Unparalleled Almond Crop This Year - My Ag Life Episode 12
Jun 12 • 15 min
Jason Scott discusses a record breaking almond crop with Richard Waycott, President and CEO of the Almond Board of CA. Richard record-breakingdigs into the increasing bearing trend and how those numbers are determined. He talks about how the Almond Board…
Success in Groundwater Recharge - West Coast Nut June 2020
Jun 11 • 9 min
Listen to this article from West Coast Nut by Jenny Holtermann.
An Interated Approach to Managing Spider Mites in Nut Orchards - West Coast Nut June 2020
Jun 11 • 12 min
Listen to this article from West Coast Nut by Julie R Johnson
Targetting Early Splits in Pistachios - West Coast Nut June 2020
Jun 11 • 10 min
Listen to this article from West Coast Nut by Mitch Lies
Predicting and Managing Walnut Blight - West Coast Nut June 2020
Jun 11 • 7 min
Listen to this article from West Coast Nut by Cecilia Parsons
Hull Split Logistics - West Coast Nut June 2020
Jun 11 • 9 min
Listen to this article from West Coast Nut by Cecilia Parsons.
Walnut Popularity is on the Rise - My Ag Life Ep. 11
Jun 4 • 7 min
Jason Scott talks with Jennifer Williams, California Walnut Board, about the growing walnut trend. She discusses the increased use of baking with walnuts during the pandemic and where to find all-time favorite walnut recipes. Jennifer highlights marketing…
Walnut Husk Fly Understanding the Biology Monitoring and Management of this Common Pest in Walnuts - West Coast Nut June 2020
Jun 4 • 6 min
Listen to this article from West Coast Nut by Jhalendra Rijal.
Manage Nitrogen and Irrigation to Reduce Hull Rot Infections - West Coast Nut June 2020
Jun 4 • 6 min
Listen to this article from West Coast Nut by Cecilia Parsons.
Sharing the Good News About Pistachios - West Coast Nut June 2020
Jun 4 • 6 min
Listen to this article from West Coast Nut by Judy Hirigoyen.
Almond Outlook Preparing for a Record Crop - West Coast Nut June 2020
Jun 4 • 7 min
Listen to this article from West Coast Nut by Marni Katz.
The Future of Orchard Spraying - West Coast Nut June 2020
Jun 4 • 9 min
Listen to this article from West Coast Nut by Seth Hansen.
Water Blueprint for San Joaquin Valley - My Ag Life Ep. 10
May 28 • 10 min
Mike Wade, Executive Director California Farm Water Coalition, discusses the new Water Blueprint for San Joaquin Valley with Jason Scott. Mike addresses the efforts made by stake holders to secure a safe and reliable water supply for CA agriculture. They…
Choosing Hemp Varieties - Organic Farmer April 2020
May 28 • 11 min
Listen to this article from Organic Farmer by Danita Cahill .
The Key to Optimum Soil and Plant Health - Organic Farmer April 2020
May 28 • 9 min
Listen to this article from Organic Farmer by Neal Kinsey.
National Organic Producers Surveys Released - Organic Farmer April 2020
May 28 • 3 min
Listen to this article from Organic Farmer by Vicky Lowell.
Improved Walnut Rootstocks - My Ag Life Ep.9
May 21 • 8 min
Jason Scott talks with Andreas Westphal, UC Riverside, about the economic benefits of using improved walnut rootstocks. Andreas discusses some of the work done by a team of research scientists from the University of California, USDA-ARS, and California…
Self-Fertile Almonds Gain in Popularity - West Coast Nut May 2020
May 21 • 10 min
Listen to this article from West Coast Nut by Vicky Boyd.
Benefits of Cover Crops in Nut Orchards Depend on Site and Region - West Coast Nut May 2020
May 21 • 8 min
Listen to this article from West Coast Nut by Cecilia Parsons.
In Search of Chandler 2.0 - West Coast Nut May 2020
May 21 • 8 min
Listen to this article from West Coast Nut by Mitch Lies.
Resurgence of Perennial Phytophthora Canker Disease of Almonds - West Coast Nut May 2020
May 21 • 11 min
Listen to this article from West Coast Nut by Mohammad Yaghmour, Greg Browne and Brent Holtz.
How Covid-19 is affecting Ca Walnut Board - My Ag Life Ep.8
May 15 • 3 min
Jason Scott talks with Jennifer Williams, marketing director for the California Walnut Board, about their approach to marketing in this “new normal.” Jennifer discusses how the board is monitoring legislature and mandates. They are focusing on providing…
Pistachio Tree Physiology Research and Findings - My Ag Life Ep.7
May 15 • 14 min
Jason Scott talks with Louise Ferguson, UC Davis Extension Specialist, about her recent research of the pistachio tree physiology. Louise is dedicated to understanding the physiology of the pistachio tree, dormancy, bloom, set, yield, potential response…
Ca Walnut Boards Marketing During Covid-19 - My Ag Life Ep.6
May 15 • 4 min
Jennifer Williams, marketing director for the Ca. Walnut board, joins Jason Scott for a conversation about the walnut market. Recognizing the rapid changes in media marketing, panic buying, and an increase in online shopping, Jennifer talks about their…
Self-Fertile Almonds Gain in Popularity - West Coast Nut May 2020
May 15 • 10 min
Listen to this article from West Coast Nut by Vicky Boyd.
Maximizing Biological Control Agents in Standard Nut Orchards - West Coast Nut May 2020
May 15 • 11 min
Listen to this article from West Coast Nut by Kathy Coatney.
Take Advantage of Fertigation Opportunities - West Coast Nut May 2020
May 15 • 7 min
Listen to this article from West Coast Nut by Cecilia Parsons.
Healthy Soil Practices Bring Benefits to Almond Growers - West Coast Nut May 2020
May 15 • 6 min
Listen to this article from West Coast Nut by Paul Lum.
Tools and Resources for Nut Growers Coping with the New Covid-19 Reality - West Coast Nut May 2020
May 15 • 7 min
Listen to this article from West Coast Nut by Seth Hansen.
New Water Blueprint Looks at Impacts of Water Supply Shortages - West Coast Nut May 2020
May 15 • 6 min
Listen to this article from West Coast Nut by Mike Wade.
Understanding Winter Chill - My Ag Life Ep.5
May 11 • 14 min
Kat Jarvis Sheane, orchard system farm advisor in Sacramento, Solano, and Yolo Counties, talks with Jason Scott about winter chill. She discusses the potential problems within the bloom window and how it influences harvest. She addresses pistachio…
Step into the Digital Ag Revolution - My Ag Life Ep.4
May 8 • 9 min
Seth Hansen, CCA and PCA, talks with Jason Scott about how and why to adopt digital tools into everyday farm life. This major shift in the ag industry improves crop efficiency and long-term sustainability. Don’t miss Seth’s expertise in understanding how…
How PCA’s and CCA’s Benefit the Grower - My Ag Life Ep.3
May 8 • 24 min
JW Lemons talks with Jason Scott about his work experience as a CCA and PCA in the US and Canada. JW discusses the benefits and process of becoming a pre-certified CCA, and how it’s helping young students get ahead in the field. He shares the advantages…
The Ins and Outs of Tissue Testing With Rich Kreps - My Ag Life Ep.2
May 4 • 14 min
In this episode of My Ag Life, Jason Scott interviews Rich Kreps on The Ins and Outs of Tissue Testing.
Roger Isom’s History in Ag Associations - My Ag Life Ep.1
May 4 • 27 min
Roger Isom talks with Jason Scott and shares his experience in the ag world. Roger is President/CEO of California Cotton Ginners and Growers Assoc. and Western Ag Processors Assoc. His robust experience offers insights on current regulations and solutions…
Study Shows Sharp Jump in Input Costs for Almonds - West Coast Nut April 2020
May 2 • 4 min
Listen to this article from West Coast Nut by Marni Katz.
Farming is the Family Tradition at Heinrich Farms - West Coast Nut April 2020
May 2 • 6 min
Listen now to this article from West Coast Nut by Jenny Holtermann.
Embracing the Digital Agriculture Revolution - West Coast Nut April 2020
May 2 • 7 min
Listen to this West Coast Nut article by Seth Hansen.
Farm Advisor David Haviland - West Coast Nut April 2020
May 2 • 6 min
Listen to the article highlighting Farm Advisor David Haviland by our contributing writer, Crystal Nay.
Impact of Trunk Guards in Hazelnut Orchards - West Coast Nut April 2020
May 2 • 9 min
Listen to this article from West Coast Nut by Danita Cahill.
Almond Flower, Foliar and Fruit Diseases and Their Management - West Coast Nut April 2020
May 2 • 12 min
Listen to this article from West Coast Nut by Julie R. Johnson.
My Ag Life Trailer
Mar 13 • 0 min
Something big is coming to the world of agriculture. The My Ag Life Podcast brought to you by JCS Marketing, Inc. the publisher of the industry-leading ag publications, West Coast Nut, Progressive Crop Consultant, and Organic Farmer. Our podcast will…