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