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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

👤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

👤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: “Puffy” Leaves – What’s The Deal With That? – AgFax

California Almonds: “Puffy” Leaves – What’s The Deal With That? – AgFax

👤By Owen Taylor 🕔Apr 16, 2017

Rains continued over the last week. Nobody is saying they wish it would stop raining – not in so many words, at least. But a run of dry weather would be welcomed by most people in the field. Scattered hail

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California Almonds: Bug Activity More Apparent, Rains Coming As If On A Schedule – AgFax

California Almonds: Bug Activity More Apparent, Rains Coming As If On A Schedule – AgFax

👤By Owen Taylor 🕔Apr 9, 2017

Treatments have been made for leaffooted plant bugs or stink bugs in parts of our coverage area.

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California Walnuts: Bot Management – What Recent Research Shows

California Walnuts: Bot Management – What Recent Research Shows

👤By Janine Hasey, UCCE Farm Advisor, Sutter/Yuba/Colusa Counties, and Themis Michailides, Plant Pathologist, UC Kearney REC, Parlier 🕔Apr 7, 2017

Spray timing based on rain and temperature have delivered the best control. This may be the most important finding if we continue having a wet spring: In the Leaf Wetness Model (LWM), sprays were only applied when there were environmental

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California: Lake County Walnut Update Conference, Lakeport, April 25

California: Lake County Walnut Update Conference, Lakeport, April 25

👤From a Press Release 🕔Apr 6, 2017

California’s North Coast walnut growers and others involved with the crop will be able to hear about the latest developments on a wide range of topics during the 2017 Lake County Walnut Update conference, set for Tuesday, April 25. The

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California Walnuts: Flooded Orchards – What We’ve Learned From Past Floods

California Walnuts: Flooded Orchards – What We’ve Learned From Past Floods

👤By by Janine Hasey, UCCE Farm Advisor, Sutter/Yuba/Colusa Counties, and Greg Browne, USDA Plant Pathologist, UC Davis 🕔Apr 4, 2017

Experiences with the 1986 and 1997 levee breaks in Yuba and Sutter Counties and other “high-water” events over the past thirty years afford us some expectations for the types and extents of tree damage that may result from orchard flooding

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California Tree Crops:  Monitoring Codling Moths In And Around Mating Disruption Orchards

California Tree Crops: Monitoring Codling Moths In And Around Mating Disruption Orchards

👤By Emily J. Symmes, Sacramento Valley Area IPM Advisor, University of California Cooperative Extension and Statewide IPM Program 🕔Apr 4, 2017

It is important to understand how mating disruption affects the ability to monitor codling moth in walnut orchards under mating disruption (MD) as well as in orchards in proximity to MD. Researchers are currently investigating just how far-reaching the impacts

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California Walnuts: Managing Points For Walnut Blight

California Walnuts: Managing Points For Walnut Blight

👤By Richard P. Buchner – UCCE Farm Advisor Tehama, Glenn and Butte Counties 🕔Apr 4, 2017

Walnut blight is the result of infection by the bacterium Xanthomonas arboricola pv juglandis (Xaj). All green tissue is susceptible to infection, including buds, flowers and leaves but nut infections are the most serious, usually resulting in economic damage. Early

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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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