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California Almonds – Quick, Fun Holiday Video in the Orchard

California Almonds – Quick, Fun Holiday Video in the Orchard

πŸ‘€From the Almond Board of California 🕔Dec 28, 2017 Read Full Article
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 Almonds: Bacterial Blast Strikes In Places In A Big Way – AgFax

California Almonds: Bacterial Blast Strikes In Places In A Big Way – AgFax

πŸ‘€By Owen Taylor 🕔Mar 11, 2017

“Bacterial blast has turned into an issue. I’ve never seen as much of it, and veteran growers – people who’ve been producing almonds for decades – say that they’ve never encountered this much of it, either.”

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California Almonds: Will Extra-Long Bloom Offset Poor Pollination Earlier? AgFax

California Almonds: Will Extra-Long Bloom Offset Poor Pollination Earlier? AgFax

πŸ‘€By Owen Taylor 🕔Mar 4, 2017

This year’s bloom has gone on longer than many people can remember. Will that help make up for the early bloom when bees couldn’t pollinate due to rain, cold and wind? Fingers are crossed.

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California Almonds: Hints Of Frost, Concerns About Pollination – AgFax Tree Crops

California Almonds: Hints Of Frost, Concerns About Pollination – AgFax Tree Crops

πŸ‘€By Owen Taylor 🕔Feb 26, 2017

Temperatures dropped to at least 32 late in the week in parts of our coverage area. Frost was apparent in places, too. But none of our contacts were aware of cases where temperatures dipped into what might be considered a

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California Almonds: Frost Risk In Forecast – What To Remember

California Almonds: Frost Risk In Forecast – What To Remember

πŸ‘€By David Doll, Extension Pomology Advisor, Merced County, California 🕔Feb 26, 2017

Frost sensitivity increases as flowers develop from pink bud to full bloom, then into nutlets.

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California Almonds: Rain Still Complicating Fungicide Programs – AgFax Tree Crops

California Almonds: Rain Still Complicating Fungicide Programs – AgFax Tree Crops

πŸ‘€By Owen Taylor 🕔Feb 20, 2017

More rain has pressed wider use of aerial application to ensure that all the needed fungicides actually make it to the blooms.

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California Almonds: More Storm Threats Will Push Fungicide Schedules – AgFax

California Almonds: More Storm Threats Will Push Fungicide Schedules – AgFax

πŸ‘€By Owen Taylor 🕔Feb 12, 2017

A few more blooms are apparent, although the real bloom period in many areas won’t fully crank up until sometime next week. The forecast calls for more storms starting in the second half of the new week. That could closely

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California Almonds: Rain Prompts Rethinking Fungicide Plans – AgFax

California Almonds: Rain Prompts Rethinking Fungicide Plans – AgFax

πŸ‘€By Owen Taylor 🕔Feb 4, 2017

More buds are popping. A few scattered blooms are appearing in the southern SJV. The concensus is that first blooms will begin appearing around the middle of the month across a wide portion of our coverage area.

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California Almonds: Yolo Co. Meeting Set For February 7

California Almonds: Yolo Co. Meeting Set For February 7

πŸ‘€From a press release 🕔Feb 3, 2017

The annual Yolo County Almond Production Meeting is set for Tuesday, February 7, from 8 a.m. to noon at Norton Hall, 70 Cottonwood Street, Woodland. Registration begins at 7:45 a.m. Topics on the agenda include: An update on laws and

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