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California Almonds: What Influences Hull-Split Timing?

California Almonds: What Influences Hull-Split Timing?

👤By David Doll, University of California Cooperative Extension 🕔Jun 23, 2017

Hull-split often occurs around the end of June though the first week of July within the San Joaquin Valley. The start and duration of hull-split is influenced by the variety, weather, and tree stress.

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California Almonds: Heat Wave – More Mites, Earlier Split? – AgFax

California Almonds: Heat Wave – More Mites, Earlier Split? – AgFax

👤By Owen Taylor 🕔Jun 18, 2017

Whether this heat speeds up progression to hull split remains to be seen. In recent weeks our contacts have said they expected hull split to begin on a fairly normal schedule, not the early splitting everyone saw during recent drought

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California Almonds: Pests, Diseases Quiet…But For How Long? – AgFax

California Almonds: Pests, Diseases Quiet…But For How Long? – AgFax

👤By Owen Taylof 🕔Jun 10, 2017

Hotter weather is supposed to settle over much of the Central Valley later in the new week, with highs into triple digits at times. So far, spider mites and worms have been relatively light across most crops, but that much

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California Almonds: Mid-Season Field Meeting Set For June 15, Ballico

California Almonds: Mid-Season Field Meeting Set For June 15, Ballico

👤From a Press Release 🕔Jun 10, 2017

A mid-season almond field meeting has been set for Thursday, June 15, in Ballico in Merced County and will run from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. The meeting will be held at 14000 Oakdale Road, Ballico. The orchard is in

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California Almonds: Varietal Trends in Acres Planted, 1988-2016

California Almonds: Varietal Trends in Acres Planted, 1988-2016

👤By Franz Niederholzer, University of California Cooperative Extension 🕔Jun 6, 2017

The almond acreage report for 2016 was released by California Department of Food and Ag (CDFA) on April 26, 2017. This report is developed from voluntary grower survey responses, pesticide use reports and the annual nursery sales report.

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California Almonds: What To Do If You Applied Abamectin In May

California Almonds: What To Do If You Applied Abamectin In May

👤By Franz Niederholzer, UC Farm Advisor, Sutter/Yuba Counties 🕔Jun 5, 2017

Early abamectin (Agri-mek®, generics) treatments have become the norm in many almond orchards in this region (see table below), and a lot of abamectin has been going out in the last couple of weeks in almonds. Since abamectin can be

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California Almonds: Low-Pest Year – How Come? – AgFax

California Almonds: Low-Pest Year – How Come? – AgFax

👤By Owen Taylor 🕔Jun 4, 2017

Hotter conditions are settling over much of our coverage area. What that means for pests and diseases depends on how much temperatures go up and how long the heat stays in place.

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California Almonds: Variety Trial Review Set For June 22, Chico State

California Almonds: Variety Trial Review Set For June 22, Chico State

👤From The Sacramento Valley Orchard Source 🕔Jun 3, 2017

Want a chance to compare a number of new almond varieties at the same time? The northern location of the Regional Almond Variety Trial project will host a field day on June 22 at the site, Chico State University’s University

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California Almonds: Where Do Drones Fit?

California Almonds: Where Do Drones Fit?

👤By David A. Doll, Pomology Farm Advisor, Merced County, California 🕔May 31, 2017

Data collected in the 2016 crop year may have provided a breakthrough in the use of small UAVs for monitoring irrigation needs.

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California Almonds: Bacterial Spot Eases Into Picture – AgFax

California Almonds: Bacterial Spot Eases Into Picture – AgFax

👤By Owen Taylor 🕔May 28, 2017

See comments by David Doll about initial sighting of the disease. Also, check out report from Franz Niederholzer about walnut orchards that took on too much water.

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