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California: NOW Monitoring and Mating Disruption Meeting, Escalon, March 22

California: NOW Monitoring and Mating Disruption Meeting, Escalon, March 22

👤By Jhalendra P Rijal, University of California Cooperative Extension 🕔Mar 20, 2017

The University of California will be hosting a short pest management meeting on Wednesday morning, March 22, from 8:30 am to 10:30 am in Escalon. The meeting will discuss monitoring and management techniques for navel orangeworm with an emphasis on

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California Tree Crops: Flooded Orchards – What to Do and Available Resources

California Tree Crops: Flooded Orchards – What to Do and Available Resources

👤From University of California Cooperative Extension 🕔Mar 20, 2017

In our counties, there are two main issues that are related to the 2017 storms: Orchards outside the levees along the rivers that are or have been flooded from river seepage due to high river flows and/or overflowing ditches/canals. Orchards

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California Almonds: Leaffooted Bug Aggregations Have Begun to Disperse

California Almonds: Leaffooted Bug Aggregations Have Begun to Disperse

👤By Kris Tollerup, University of California Cooperative Extension 🕔Mar 13, 2017

Winter temperatures this 2016 / 2017 season were not cold enough to have any negative impact on overwintering populations of leaffooted bug. Temperatures have now warmed and we are seeing smaller aggregations and greater flight activity; the bugs have begun to disperse

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California Almonds: 2 Irrigation, Nitrogen Efficiency Workshops, Feb. 22, March 2

California Almonds: 2 Irrigation, Nitrogen Efficiency Workshops, Feb. 22, March 2

👤From the Almond Board of California 🕔Feb 17, 2017

Two workshops will be held in Modesto and Fresno that will give almond growers an opportunity to learn about tools and techniques to increase irrigation efficiency through Almond Board of California’s (ABC’s) Irrigation Continuum, and to improve the accuracy of

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Global Markets: Tree Nuts – Almond Stocks Lowered, Walnut Stocks Raised

Global Markets: Tree Nuts – Almond Stocks Lowered, Walnut Stocks Raised

👤From USDA 🕔Feb 17, 2017

Almonds Global almond production for 2016/17 is unchanged from the October 2016 forecast of 1.2 million metric tons (tons) shelled basis. Global exports are revised 10,000 tons higher to 727,000 and imports are raised 12,000 tons to 670,000. With consumption

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California Almonds: Wet Bloom Favors Fungal Diseases

California Almonds: Wet Bloom Favors Fungal Diseases

👤By David Doll, University of California Cooperative Extension 🕔Feb 16, 2017

As forecasted, the weather for bloom 2017 looks wet. This will impact the number of fungicide applications, how we apply the material, orchard access, and bee concerns.

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California Almonds: Getting Ready for Bloom

California Almonds: Getting Ready for Bloom

👤By David Doll, University of California 🕔Feb 9, 2017

Almond bloom is approaching fast. Based on local conditions and projected warm weather next week, bloom will probably be within 7-10 days.

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California: IPM Meeting Focus on Pest Rules, Wet Weather, Firebaugh, Feb. 22

California: IPM Meeting Focus on Pest Rules, Wet Weather, Firebaugh, Feb. 22

👤From a Press Release 🕔Feb 8, 2017

San Joaquin Valley growers will receive updates on state pesticide regulations and critical pest management trends during a February 22 meeting  in Firebaugh. The free event, which will offer continuing education credits, starts at 9:30 a.m. at the Firebaugh Mendota United Methodist

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California Almonds: Where Are Leaffooted Bugs Overwintering?

California Almonds: Where Are Leaffooted Bugs Overwintering?

👤By Kris Tollerup, University of California Cooperative Extension 🕔Feb 6, 2017

Leaffooted bug tend to places such as citrus, palm frowns, Cyprus trees, pomegranate, walnut, olive, and on/in non-plant substrates like pump houses, farm equipment, and wood piles in order to overwinter.

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California Almonds: Orchard Management Tasks During Bloom

California Almonds: Orchard Management Tasks During Bloom

👤By Dani Lightle, University of California of Cooperative Extension 🕔Feb 2, 2017

Adapted from ‘Winter & Bloom Almond Orchard Management Considerations’ by Katherine Pope and Dani Lightle, published in Sacramento Valley Almond Newsletter, January 2017. Print off this checklist to make sure you don’t miss any important orchard tasks during almond bloom!

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