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California Tree Crops: Flooded Orchards – What to Do and Available Resources

California Tree Crops: Flooded Orchards – What to Do and Available Resources

👤From University of California Cooperative Extension 🕔Mar 20, 2017

In our counties, there are two main issues that are related to the 2017 storms: Orchards outside the levees along the rivers that are or have been flooded from river seepage due to high river flows and/or overflowing ditches/canals. Orchards

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California Almonds, Walnuts: NOW Event Set For March 22 Near Escalon

California Almonds, Walnuts: NOW Event Set For March 22 Near Escalon

👤From a press release 🕔Mar 18, 2017

A tailgate meeting covering navel orangeworm monitoring and mating disruption has been set for Wednesday, March 22, near Escalon. The 2-hour session starts at 8:30 a.m. The location is 3.6 miles east of Escalon. Heading east on Highway 120, turn

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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

👤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

👤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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Global Markets: Tree Nuts – Almond Stocks Lowered, Walnut Stocks Raised

Global Markets: Tree Nuts – Almond Stocks Lowered, Walnut Stocks Raised

👤From USDA 🕔Feb 17, 2017

Almonds Global almond production for 2016/17 is unchanged from the October 2016 forecast of 1.2 million metric tons (tons) shelled basis. Global exports are revised 10,000 tons higher to 727,000 and imports are raised 12,000 tons to 670,000. With consumption

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California Almonds: Rain Prompts Rethinking Fungicide Plans – AgFax

California Almonds: Rain Prompts Rethinking Fungicide Plans – AgFax

👤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: Chilling Hours Update – Yuba City

California Almonds: Chilling Hours Update – Yuba City

👤By Janine Hasey, University of California Cooperative Extension 🕔Feb 2, 2017

The last few years have been highly variable, both in terms of winter chill accumulation and spring bloom and leaf-out behavior. The winter of 2015-2016 had moderate-to-high chill accumulation in the Sacramento Valley and leaf-out in the spring was tight

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California Walnuts: When Should You Apply the 1st Irrigation of the Season?

California Walnuts: When Should You Apply the 1st Irrigation of the Season?

👤By Franz Niederholzer, University of California Cooperative Extension 🕔Feb 1, 2017

Wet soils for extended periods after leaf out can result in yellow trees due to a cold root zone and low soil oxygen levels. Spring rains can be responsible for wet soils and yellow leaves; that can’t be avoided. However,

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California Almonds: Rain Delays Plenty – But Nobody’s Complaining – AgFax

California Almonds: Rain Delays Plenty – But Nobody’s Complaining – AgFax

👤By Owen Taylor 🕔Jan 29, 2017

Orchard sanitation progress has fallen behind. Shakers can’t readily move over soggy soils. Finding poling crews has been both difficult and expensive in at least some areas.

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California: Tri-County Walnut Day Set For February 2, Visalia

California: Tri-County Walnut Day Set For February 2, Visalia

👤From a press release 🕔Jan 5, 2017

The Tri-County Walnut Day is set for Visalia Wyndham Hotel on Thursday, February 2. The program gets underway at 8 a.m. Presentations will be made by the California Walnut Council and UC personnel on a wide variety of topics covering

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