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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!


Creating Habitat for Beneficials to Control Aphids in Pecans / West Coast Nut September 2020
Sep 24 • 6 min
Listen to this article from West Coast Nut by NCAT Sustainable Agriculture Specialist Rex Dufour.
Soilborne Pests in Tree Nut Crops: MyAgLife Webinar Offers Strategies for Preventing and Managing Common Soilborne Issues in Almond and Walnut / West Coast Nut September 2020
Sep 24 • 10 min
Listen to this article from West Coast Nut by Associate Editor Cecilia Parsons.
Program Updates: Adapting to the Times and Preparing for the Future / West Coast Nut September 2020
Sep 24 • 5 min
Listen to this article from West Coast Nut by American Pecan Council.
How Citrus Pests Develop Resistance to Insecticides / Progressive Crop Consultant September/October 2020
Sep 24 • 8 min
Listen to this article from Progressive Crop Consultant by Beth Grafton-Cardwell, Ph.D., UC Riverside.
“Plan Before You Plant” to Maintain Safe Spaces Between Power Lines and Trees / My Ag Life Episode 29
Sep 24 • 17 min
Jason Scott and John Bolling, Orchard Vegetation Program Manager at PG&E, discuss PG&E’s new “Plan Before You Plant” program that provides tree nut growers the opportunity to safely plant trees near or under power lines. Bolling stresses the importance of…
Grape Berry Ripening and Preharvest Management / Progressive Crop Consultant September/October 2020
Sep 17 • 6 min
Listen to this article from Progressive Crop Consultant by UCCE Viticulture Farm Advisor George Zhuang, Fresno County.
Hazelnut Harvest Could Set New Yield Standard: Planning, Preparation and Maintenance Can Help Harvest Run Smoothly / West Coast Nut September 2020
Sep 17 • 6 min
Listen to this article from West Coast Nut by Hazelnut Marketing Board.
Organic Pistachio Production at Nichols Farms: Site Selection Helps Overcome Pest and Nutrition Challenges / West Coast Nut September 2020
Sep 17 • 8 min
Listen to this article from West Coast Nut by Associate Editor Cecilia Parsons.
New Incentives Help Tree Nut Industry Comply with Truck Air Quality Rules / West Coast Nut September 2020
Sep 17 • 5 min
Listen to this article from West Coast Nut by Roger Isom, President and CEO, and Christopher McGlothlin, Director of Technical Services, Western Agricultural Processors Association.
Early Management of Grapevine Powdery Mildew: Sound Fungicide Program is Critical to Prevent a Recurrence of Last Year’s Outbreak / My Ag Life Episode 28
Sep 17 • 24 min
Jason Scott and Stephen Vasquez, Sun-Maid Growers Technical Viticulturist, discuss the importance of managing powdery mildew early to avoid outbreaks like the ones growers saw in 2019. Powdery mildew is one of the most important fungal diseases impacting…
Effectively Managing Your Grower and Farm Labor Contractor Relationship: COVID - 19 Adds Extra Complexity When It Comes to Liability for Workers / West Coast Nut September 2020
Sep 10 • 9 min
Listen to this article from West Coast Nut by AgSafe President and CEO Emerita Amy Wolfe.
A Streamlined NEPA Process: Californians May Be One Step Closer to Critical Infrastructure Improvements and a More Reliable Water Supply / West Coast Nut September 2020
Sep 10 • 4 min
Listen to this article from West Coast Nut by Mike Wade, California Farm Water Coalition.
Research Examines Biochar Potential: Soil Amendment Could Provide Outlet for Almond Waste Byproducts / West Coast Nut September 2020
Sep 10 • 7 min
Listen to this article from West Coast Nut by Associate Editor Cecilia Parsons.
Autonomous Predictions of Vineyard Yield: Machine - learning Modeling of Remote Sensing and Historical Data Assist at the Block Level / Progressive Crop Consultant September/October 2020
Sep 10 • 12 min
Listen to this article from Progressive Crop Consultant by Luca Brillante, Department of Viticulture and Enology, CSU Fresno.
Postharvest Nutrition in Tree Nut Crops: What to Do as Nutrition Budgets Tighten / My Ag Life Episode 27
Sep 10 • 11 min
Jason Scott and Rich Kreps, CCA and SSp, discuss the importance of postharvest nutrition during a time of vast uncertainties in the tree nut world. Kreps makes it a point to explain that trees need nutrition during every stage of harvest in order to…
New Tool for Predicting Nitrogen Needs in Walnuts: Early - Season Leaf Sampling Protocol Helps Guide In - Season Nitrogen Adjustments / West Coast Nut September 2020
Sep 4 • 9 min
Listen to this article from West Coast Nut by contributing writer Vicky Boyd.
Can Trunk Paint Mitigate Herbicide Damage in Young Almond Trees? / West Coast Nut September 2020
Sep 4 • 5 min
Listen to this article from West Coast Nut by UCCE Junior Specialist Drew Wolter, UC Davis.
Innovations in Pistachio Harvest: Researchers Apply Technologies to Learn About Harvest Efficiency / West Coast Nut September 2020
Sep 4 • 7 min
Listen to this article from West Coast Nut by Associate Editor Cecilia Parsons.
Argentine Ant Biology and Management in Citrus / Progressive Crop Consultant September/October
Sep 4 • 11 min
Listen to this article from Progressive Crop Consultant by Biological Control Extension Specialist Mark S. Hoddle, UC Riverside.
Virus Pathogens: Challenges to the Health of Vegetable Crops / My Ag Life Episode 26
Sep 4 • 14 min
Jason Scott and Steven Koike, Director at TriCal Diagnostics, discuss viruses in vegetable crops. Koike goes into detail about the diseases caused by these viruses and the steps growers can take to detect and manage them.
Heat Illness Prevention During the Pandemic / West Coast Nut August 2020
Aug 27 • 8 min
Listen to this article from West Coast Nut by Amy Wolfe, President and CEO Emerita, AgSafe.
Some Basic Truths About NOW in Almond: An Overview of the Four - Component System of Navel Orangeworm Management / West Coast Nut August 2020
Aug 27 • 7 min
Listen to this article from West Coast Nut by Joel P. Siegel, USDA-ARS Research Entomologist and Robert Van Steenwyk, UCCE Entomology Specialist Emeritus.
Soil Inoculants and a Healthy Orchard Ecosystem / West Coast Nut August 2020
Aug 27 • 6 min
Listen to this article from West Coast Nut by contributing writer Rich Kreps, CCA, SSp.
Making Sense of Biostimulants for Improving Your Soil / Progressive Crop Consultant July/August 2020
Aug 27 • 5 min
Listen to this article from Progressive Crop Consultant by Dr. Karl A. Wyant, PCA and CCA, Vice Chair of Western Region CCA and Director of Ag Science, Heliae Agriculture.
The Bee Corp - My Ag Life Episode 25
Aug 27 • 21 min
Ellie Symes, co-founder and CEO of The Bee Corp, sits down with Jason Scott to discuss her introduction into beekeeping, the industry around it and what The Bee Corp is doing to improve hive inspection and pollination. Symes gives in-depth explanations of…
4Rs of Nitrogen Management in Walnuts : Consider the Inputs and Outputs of Nitrogen When Putting Together a Plan / West Coast Nut August 2020
Aug 20 • 9 min
Listen to this article from West Coast Nut by contributing writer Julie R. Johnson.
Preparing for Pistachio Harvest: With a Billion - Pound Crop Looming, Growers Should Plan Ahead for Harvest Season / West Coast Nut August 2020
Aug 20 • 6 min
Listen to this article from West Coast Nut by contributing writer Mitch Lies.
Canker Disease in Almond Orchards: Identification is Key to Controlling the Different Pathogens that Cause this Disease Statewide / West Coast Nut August 2020
Aug 20 • 6 min
Listen to this article from West Coast Nut by associate editor Cecilia Parsons.
Codling Moth Wreak Havoc on Early Walnut Crop: Large First Flight this Year May have Impacts on Walnut Yields
Aug 20 • 7 min
Listen to this article from West Coast Nut by associate editor Cecilia Parsons.
Overview of Biostimulants in Permanent Crops – My Ag Life Episode 24
Aug 20 • 7 min
Joy Hollingsworth, UCCE Nutrient Management and Soil Quality Farm Advisor, joins Jason Scott to discuss biostimulants in permanent crops. Hollingsworth goes in-depth to explain the difficulty of defining biostimulants as well as their general benefits and…
Virtual 2020 Crop Consultant Conference Coming Sept. 17 and 18 – My Ag Life Episode 23
Aug 20 • 23 min
Taylor Chalstrom, editorial assistant intern, sits down with Jason Scott, CEO of JCS Marketing Inc. and Publisher of Progressive Crop Consultant magazine, and Jerome Pier, board chair of Western Region CCA, to discuss the upcoming Crop Consultant…
Urban Farmers Find Unique Ways to Remain Profitable – My Ag Life Episode 22
Aug 13 • 18 min
Stacey Givens, owner, farmer and chef of Side Yard Farm and Kitchen, sits down with Editorial Assistant Intern Taylor Chalstrom to discuss urban farming and the impact COVID-19 has had on her operation. Givens offers insightful information on the…
A Look at Newer Hazelnut Varieties: Some Considerations When Deciding Between Jefferson, Yamhill and PollyO / West Coast Nut September 2020
Aug 13 • 7 min
Listen to this article from West Coast Nut by contributing writer Danita Cahill.
Getting Started with Cover Crops in Almond Systems / West Coast Nut September 2020
Aug 13 • 10 min
Listen to this article from West Coast Nut by Amélie Gaudin, UC Davis Dept. of Plant Sciences.
New Tool for Predicting Nitrogen Needs in Walnuts: Early - Season Leaf Sampling Protocol Helps Guide In - Season Nitrogen Adjustments / West Coast Nut September 2020
Aug 13 • 9 min
Listen to this article from West Coast Nut by contributing writer Vicky Boyd.
Overview of Biostimulants in Permanent Crops / West Coast Nut September 2020
Aug 13 • 8 min
Listen to this article from West Coast Nut by UCCE Nutrient Management and Soil Quality Farm Advisor Joy Hollingsworth.
Weed Control in Lettuce: A Comparison of Various Weed Management Strategies and Costs / Progressive Crop Consultant July/August 2020
Aug 6 • 8 min
Listen to this article from Progressive Crop Consultant by Richard Smith.
Urban Farmers Find Unique Ways to Remain Profitable / Organic Farmer August/September 2020
Aug 6 • 10 min
Listen to this article from Organic Farmer by Kathy Coatney.
Western Ag’s Creative Strategies During COVID-19 Pandemic / Organic Farmer August/September 2020
Aug 6 • 12 min
Listen to this article from Organic Farmer by Stacie Clary.
The Return of Hemp Research: Western Universities Rekindle Land Grant Research Programs for Hemp / Organic Farmer August/September 2020
Aug 6 • 8 min
Listen to this article from Organic Farmer by Danita Cahill.
Tree Nut Theft is Back – My Ag Life Episode 21
Aug 6 • 21 min
Jason Scott sits down with Roger Isom, President and CEO of Western Agricultural Processors Association (WAPA), to discuss the recent comeback of tree nut theft in the ag industry. Roger explains the intricate yet simple theft process as well as…
Some Basic Truths about NOW in Almonds – My Ag Life Episode 20
Jul 30 • 30 min
Joel Siegel, USDA ARS Research Entomologist, sits down with Jason Scott to discuss navel orangeworm (NOW), its prevalence in the tree nut industry and control methods. There is a strong correlation between timely harvest and higher NOW populations, making…
Lettuce Dieback: New Virus Found to be Associated with Soilborne Disease in Lettuce / Progressive Crop Consultant July/August 2020
Jul 30 • 9 min
Listen to this article from Progressive Crop Consultant by William M. Wintermantel, USDA-ARS, Salinas.
Virus Pathogens: Challenges to the Health Vegetable Crops / Progressive Crop Consultant July/August 2020
Jul 30 • 12 min
Listen to this article from Progressive Crop Consultant by TriCal Diagnostics Director Steven Koike.
Marketing During a Pandemic: American Pecans Target Social Distancing Food Trends / West Coast Nut 2020
Jul 30 • 4 min
Listen to this article from West Coast Nut by the American Pecan Council.
Almond Sustainability Supply Chain Program: Voluntary Initiative Allows Growers and Handlers to Provide Aggregated Sustainability Information to Buyers / West Coast Nut July 2020
Jul 30 • 7 min
Listen to this article from West Coast Nut by contributing writer Kathy Coatney.
Cover Crops Catching on in Hazelnuts: Practice Helps Control Erosion, Manage Weeds and Improve Soil Health on Oregon Hazelnut Farms / West Coast Nut July 2020
Jul 23 • 6 min
Listen to this article from West Coast Nut by Contributing Writer Mitch Lies.
Funding Shovel - Ready Water Projects Can Help California Recover More Quickly / West Coast Nut July 2020
Jul 23 • 4 min
Listen to this article in West Coast Nut from Mike Wade, California Farm Water Coalition.
Protect Walnut and Other Nut Trees from Pacific Flathead Borer: Damaged and Young Trees Can Be Especially Vulnerable to the Pest / West Coast Nut July 2020
Jul 23 • 6 min
Listen to this article from West Coast Nut by Associate Editor Cecilia Parsons.
Ensuring a Safe Harvest: Understanding Rules and Risks to Help Bring Crops in Safely / West Coast Nut July 2020
Jul 23 • 7 min
Listen to this article from West Coast Nut by Amy Wolfe of AgSafe.
Cover Crops in California Agriculture - My Ag Life Episode 19
Jul 23 • 14 min
Shulamit Shroder, UCCE Education Specialist, joins Editorial Assistant Intern Taylor Chalstrom to discuss current applications and research of cover crops in California ag. Shulamit explains some of the creative ways that growers are utilizing cover…
Almond Growers and Handlers Navigate Market Uncertainty: Strong consumer demand and a return to normalcy could help correct downward price pressures / West Coast Nut July 2020
Jul 16 • 9 min
Listen to this article from West Coast Nut by Jenny Holtermann
Irrigation Nut Crops using Evapotranspiration: Consider the soil in putting together ET - based water budget / West Coast Nut July 2020
Jul 16 • 10 min
Listen to this article from West Coast Nut by Julie R. Johnson
State of the Northwest Hazelnut Industry: Once on the brink of collapse, industry prepares for a new era of growth / West Coast Nut July 2020
Jul 16 • 6 min
Listen to this article from West Coast Nut by The Hazelnut Marketing Board
Getting the Most from Applied Phosphorus: Healthy, balanced soils ensure better nutrient uptake, with more efficient applications / West Coast Nut July 2020
Jul 16 • 6 min
Listen to this article from West Coast Nut by Rich Kreps
Walnut Husk Fly Populations on the Rise - My Ag Life Episode 18
Jul 16 • 13 min
Jason Scott talks with Jhalendra Rijal, Area IPM Advisor for the North San Joaquin Valley, about UC Cooperative Extension research involving the walnut husk fly. The walnut husk fly is a small, colorful fly that lays its eggs in the husk of a walnut where…
New Trainings and Industry Regulations in the COVID - 19 Era - My Ag Life Episode 17
Jul 10 • 23 min
Roger Isom, President and CEO of the Western Agricultural Processors Association (WAPA), and Jason Scott talk shop about current issues in the ag industry regarding trainings and regulations. Roger explains some of the new guidelines issued by Cal/OSHA as…
New Requirements to Protect Ag Workers from COVID-19 / West Coast Nut July 2020
Jul 9 • 6 min
Listen to this article from West Coast Nut by Roger A. Isom
Deer, Rabbits, and Coyotes, Oh My! How to manage common wildlife pests in nut orchards / West Coast Nut July 2020
Jul 9 • 9 min
Listen to this article from West Coast Nut by Roger A. Baldwin
Revisiting Drip Irrigation for New Mexico Pecans / West Coast Nut July 2020
Jul 9 • 9 min
Listen to this article from West Coast Nut by C.A. Pierce
Detection of Marked Lettuce and Tomato by an Intelligent Cultivator / Progressive Crop Consultant July/August 2020
Jul 9 • 15 min
Listen to this article from Progressive Crop Consultant by Steven A. Fennimore and David C. Slaughter
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 / Progressive Crop Consultant July/August 2020
Jul 2 • 9 min
Listen to this article from Progressive Crop Consultant 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 Heath 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.
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