Bee Safe

University of California: How to Protect Bees when using BotaniGard Maxx in Hemp

UCCE sounds alarm on looming insect threat

The spotted lanternfly is a major threat to numerous crops in California. Jeannette Warnert | May 14, 2020 Strikingly beautiful with a striped yellow abdomen and ruby red and black polka dot wings, the spotted lanternfly’s esthetic appeal belies its destructive nature. “Spotted lanternfly is a major threat to apples, grapes, stone fruits, roses, landscape […]

California almond growers project 3 billion pound crop

Subjective almond forecast predicts record crop in wake of higher acreage and great bloom time weather Todd Fitchette | May 12, 2020 California almond growers believe they will crack another milestone this year when they harvest a record three billion pounds of nuts. If it holds, this will be over 17 percent more than the […]

Vine mealybug a menace in Monterey County

David Haviland, University of California Vine mealybug is a significant pest in California grapes; it can cause them to be unmarketable, and in wine grapes can reduce the ability of vines to move sugar into the fruit. Vine mealybug a menace in Monterey County Advisor says pest is spreading leaf roll from site to site. […]

Online CE for Members

For a limited time, CAPCA is offering free online CE to 2020 Members.  We are working everyday to help our members receive CE hours in the face of the COVID pandemic. Access online CE now, or Become a Member today

Mites in Almonds

Kris Tollerup reports on Mites in Almonds 2020-06 CAPCA Adviser UC IPM MItes in Almond

Drill Seeded Rice Trials

Michelle Leinfelder-Miles reports results from Herbicide trials in Rice Field Drill seeded Rice trials