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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 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 Walnuts: Atwater Field Day Set For May 31

California Walnuts: Atwater Field Day Set For May 31

πŸ‘€From a press release 🕔May 6, 2017

A walnut pruning and management field day is set for Wednesday, May 31, in a research plot east of Atwater. The event starts at 8:30 a.m. Topics include pruning comparison, walnut canopy management and control of codling moths and naval

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

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

πŸ‘€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

πŸ‘€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

πŸ‘€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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