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 […]

AgFax Weekend: Lease Tax Muddle; Corn Mkt. Surge

🕔Mar 16, 2018In this week’s AgFax Weekend – Lease Tax Muddle | Corn Mkt. Surge | Anti-Aphid Strategy – Give Allies a Chance | and more.

Drought Outlook Seasonal: Improvements for High Plains, Intensification for SW, Southern Plains

🕔Mar 15, 2018The drought outlook valid from March 15, 2018 through June 30, 2018 is based on initial conditions including soil moisture, current snowpack, and reservoir levels, 7-day precipitation forecasts, extended range […]

Drought Monitor Weekly: Rains Hit Southeast, California; Plains Still Dry

🕔Mar 15, 2018Summary Generally moderate precipitation (up to 3 inches) fell on most of the Southeast, Lower Mississippi Valley, portions of the California and Oregon Coasts, and the higher elevations of northern […]

Sawyer On Crops: Pecans – Timing Scab Sprays (Podcast)

🕔Mar 15, 2018Timing scab sprays can be a bit tricky every spring, says Andrew Sawyer in his most recent installment of the South Georgia Pine podcast. You want to catch trees when […]

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 […]

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