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California Walnuts: Production Check List Through This Summer

California Walnuts: Production Check List Through This Summer

👤By Katherine Pope, UCCE Orchard Advisor Yolo, Solano and Sacramento Counties 🕔Jun 18, 2017

JUNE Walnut Husk Fly (WHF) traps should already be out, 2 traps for every 10 acres on the north side of the tree, hung as high as possible. Monitor traps at least twice weekly until first treatment. Treatment timing can

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California Walnuts: Orchard Management Considerations: Budbreak through Early Summer

California Walnuts: Orchard Management Considerations: Budbreak through Early Summer

👤By Katherine Pope, UCCE Orchard Advisor, Sacramento, Solano and Yolo Counties 🕔Apr 4, 2017

APRIL Stay on top of your blight sprays, especially if we have rain around “prayer stage” of leaf out. More details here. The first flight of codling moth typically starts between mid-March and mid- April and will have two peaks

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Sacramento Valley: Almond, Walnut Orchard Considerations In July

Sacramento Valley: Almond, Walnut Orchard Considerations In July

👤By Katherine Pope, Orchard System Advisor, Woodland, California 🕔Jul 2, 2016

Almonds: Regulated Deficit Irrigation (RDI) promotes earlier, more even hull split and reduces hull rot. Beginning at hullsplit initiation, shorten normal irrigation time by 50% for the first two weeks. Then catch up the last two weeks before harvest by

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