Why You Need to Welcome Bug-Eating Birds in Your Nut Orchard

In walnut orchards in California, studies by Dr. Sacha Heath, University of California, Davis, and Rachael Long, UC Cooperative Extension Field Crops and Pest Management Advisor, are demonstrating that encouraging beneficial bird populations in and near the orchard is...

Aw, Nuts! Pistachio, Almond Shipments to China Down

Walnut sales to China drop 90%, pistachio exports down 30% and almond shipments drop 20% This season’s ‘big three’ nut crop exports to China/Hong Kong are slight when it comes to walnuts and are off by double digits in the case of pistachios and almonds....

Webster Limited’s – Canadian Takeover Finalised

The Canadian takeover of an Australian company with significant properties in the Riverina has been finalised. Share trading in Webster Limited was suspended at the close of trading on the Australian Stock Exchange. That followed the New South Wales Supreme Court...