California Almonds: Frost/Freeze Damage Assessments – Plenty Of Variables – AgFax Tree Crops

🕔Mar 17, 2018Trying to predict how big a hit the 2018 almond crop sustained due to frost is still a bit like predicting an earthquake. But more should be known once we […]

Almond Alliance of California Names Elaine Trevino as President/CEO

🕔Mar 12, 2018After an extensive and thorough executive search, the Almond Alliance of California (AAC) has named Elaine Trevino as its new President and CEO.  In this role, she will provide oversight […]

California Almonds: Rains Change The Game – Crazy Weather Continues – AgFax

🕔Mar 11, 2018As more rain falls, growers get a bit aggressive with fungicides but not so much with nitrogen.

Almond Markets: Freeze Slows Sales, Commitments

🕔Mar 10, 2018From RPAC, LLC The Almond Board of California this week released the February 2018 position report, which showed shipments were 190.1 million lbs. versus 152.2 million lbs. in 2017 – up 25% […]

California Walnuts: Walnut Blight – New Tool And What You Need To Know

🕔Mar 10, 2018For many, 2017 will be remembered as a tough year for walnut blight. A long, wet spring meant conditions were ideal for Xanthomonas arboricola pv. juglandis (Xaj), the bacterium that […]

California Walnuts: What To Remember Over The Next 4 Months In The Sac Valley

🕔Mar 10, 2018APRIL Walnut blight: new spray rotations may be available for blight control this year (see article on Kasumin 2L, this newsletter). Stay on top of spray timings. For basics of […]

California Almonds: Frost Damage Effects – Points to Consider for 2018

🕔Mar 9, 2018The frost event from the week of the February 19th impacted almond production Statewide. Temperatures dropped in many areas below the critical temperatures. This was compounded with a low dew […]

California Almonds: Spring Nutrient, Water Management Field Day, Chowchilla, March 20

🕔Mar 9, 2018Come learn about nitrogen and water management at a field day jointly held by UC Cooperative Extension, UC Davis, CDFA-FREP, and the Almond Board of California.

California Almonds: March 21 Fresno Field Day Will Focus On Upcoming Decisions

🕔Mar 7, 2018To help almond growers get off to a good start this season, two University of California Cooperative Extension farm advisors will outline disease, fungicide, pest and nutrient management tips at […]

California Almonds: Freeze Damage Assessments, Concerns Raised About Bee Hours – AgFax Tree Crops

🕔Mar 5, 2018Scope of freeze damage becomes a bit clearer but now the focus is on the effect that frigid conditions and rain have had on pollinating flowers that survived the onslaught […]

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