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California Almonds: Impacts of Soil Variability on Tree Performance

California Almonds: Impacts of Soil Variability on Tree Performance

👤By Cameron Zuber, University of California Junior Extension Specialist 🕔Jul 10, 2017

Many people are aware that soil types play a significant role with tree vigor and productivity, as well as affect management decisions relating to irrigation, pre-plant fumigation, fertigation practices, etc. However, many people do not consider how slight changes to

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California Almonds: 2017 Crop Projected to Increase 5.1% Over Last Year

California Almonds: 2017 Crop Projected to Increase 5.1% Over Last Year

👤From the Almond Board of California 🕔Jul 7, 2017

This year’s California almond crop is forecasted to exceed 2 billion pounds, according to the California Almond Objective Measurement Report announced today by United States Department of Agriculture National Agricultural Statistics Service — Pacific Regional Office (NASS/PRO). Based on 1

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California Almonds: Production Forecast 2.8% Above Last Year

California Almonds: Production Forecast 2.8% Above Last Year

👤From USDA 🕔May 10, 2017

Today, the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service released this year’s Almond Subjective Forecast, which reports that California’s almond orchards are expected to produce 2.2 billion pounds of nuts this year, an increase of about 2.8 percent above last year’s 2

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California Almonds: Management Considerations for Spring and Early Summer

California Almonds: Management Considerations for Spring and Early Summer

👤By Katherine Pope, University of California Cooperative Extension 🕔Apr 21, 2017

APRIL Monitor for signs of Alternaria through June, looking on exposed leaves for large, brown spots which then turn black, watching the most susceptible varieties (Carmel, Sonora, Monterey, Winters and Butte). You can also use the Disease Severity Value model

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California Almonds: Bloom Review – What Went Right or Wrong in 2017

California Almonds: Bloom Review – What Went Right or Wrong in 2017

👤By Franz Niederholzer, University of California Cooperative Extension 🕔Apr 20, 2017

The almond nut set appears, so far this year, to be a mixed bag in the Sacramento Valley. A review of the many steps involved in successful nut set may provide a better understanding of just what went wrong (or

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California Almonds: Yellow Trees? Likely Means They’re Too Wet

California Almonds: Yellow Trees? Likely Means They’re Too Wet

👤By David Doll, University of California Cooperative Extension 🕔Apr 10, 2017

It is very common to see yellow trees in the spring. The lack of color is often due to saturated soils which reduces the movement of oxygen into the soil, killing fine feeder roots.

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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: 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: 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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