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California Almonds: More Heat – Things Will Start Happening Fast – AgFax

California Almonds: More Heat – Things Will Start Happening Fast – AgFax

πŸ‘€By Owen Taylor 🕔May 21, 2017

Hot weather is in the forecast across much of our coverage area.Β That could increase pest and disease pressure, push water demands and move the crop faster toward hull split.

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California Tree Crops: Bugs Subside In Almonds – How Come? – AgFax

California Tree Crops: Bugs Subside In Almonds – How Come? – AgFax

πŸ‘€By Owen Taylor 🕔May 13, 2017

After plenty of spraying for leaffooted plant bugs and stink bugs in almonds, they’ve faded away.

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California Almonds: Gummy Almonds? Possible Causes.

California Almonds: Gummy Almonds? Possible Causes.

πŸ‘€By David Doll 🕔May 13, 2017

Several calls about gummy nuts were received this week. Of concern are nuts that are oozing clear gum along the suture or side of the hull. There are many potential causes.

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California Almonds: Production Forecast 2.8% Above Last Year

California Almonds: Production Forecast 2.8% Above Last Year

πŸ‘€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 Tree Crops: Weather Warming Up – More Pests, Diseases, Mites? – AgFax

California Tree Crops: Weather Warming Up – More Pests, Diseases, Mites? – AgFax

πŸ‘€By Owen Taylor 🕔May 7, 2017

Temperatures surged over the last week for several days, bringing a preview of summer. At what point will more head trigger issues?

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California Tree Crops: More Heat – Effects On Pests, Other Issues – AgFax

California Tree Crops: More Heat – Effects On Pests, Other Issues – AgFax

πŸ‘€By Owen Taylor 🕔May 1, 2017

After cool and mostly wet conditions, temperatures are moving into the 90s, which will keep PCAs and growers on their toes.

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California Almonds: Heavy Drop In Places – Good News Or Bad News? – AgFax

California Almonds: Heavy Drop In Places – Good News Or Bad News? – AgFax

πŸ‘€by Owen Taylor 🕔Apr 23, 2017

A heavy drop has become apparent in certain varieties after stormy weather in the last week.

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California Nuts: Annual Nickels Field Day Set For May 10, Arbuckle

California Nuts: Annual Nickels Field Day Set For May 10, Arbuckle

πŸ‘€From a press release 🕔Apr 23, 2017

The 2017 Nickels Soil Lab Field Day is set for Wednesday, May 10, and will cover a wide range of both walnut and almond topics. The lab is located on Green Bay Road at Arbuckle. Registration starts at 8:30 a.m.,

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California Almonds: When to Apply the 1st Irrigation?

California Almonds: When to Apply the 1st Irrigation?

πŸ‘€By Franz Niederholzer, University of California Cooperative Extension 🕔Apr 21, 2017

In the last almond newsletter, I wrote an article on first irrigation timing. Since then, I talked to Allan Fulton, UCCE Water Resources Advisor in the northern Sacramento Valley, and learned that he uses only 50% of actual rainfall as

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California Almonds: Management Considerations for Spring and Early Summer

California Almonds: Management Considerations for Spring and Early Summer

πŸ‘€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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