Not all of nuts’ calories are taken up by the human body; on some of them, the body gets a free pass, according to studies by Agricultural Research Service (ARS) […]
Trying 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 […]
After 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 […]
As more rain falls, growers get a bit aggressive with fungicides but not so much with nitrogen.
From 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% […]
For 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 […]
APRIL 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 […]
The 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 […]
Come 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.
To 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 […]