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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
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
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.
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
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
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!
Rising temperatures appear to be reducing the number of hours tree crops in the San Joaquin Valley are subjected to chill during the winter, a critical factor in producing a profitable yield, reported Ezra David Romero on Valley Public Radio,
With 2016 coming to a close, here is a quick review of the top ten articles read this past year from “The Almond Doctor.”
The Australian almond industry will commence harvesting a record crop in February should the early estimate for the 2017 production be realized. At the recent meeting of the Almond Board of Australia it was reported that the forthcoming crop would