California Almonds: Should We Consider European Cultivars? Sep 28, 2020

🕔Sep 28, 2020
Over the past few years, I have visited several almond orchards across Spain and Portugal that are producing European cultivars of almonds. These orchards are of all shapes and planting […]

California Almonds: Stuck Nuts – Varietal Influences Aug 31, 2020

🕔Aug 31, 2020
When discussing challenges in nut removal, one major factor that is often overlooked is nut variety.  Due to differing growth habits of each variety, good nut removal may be difficult […]

California Almonds: Regulated Deficit Irrigation – Is It Appropriate for Your Operation? Jul 27, 2020

🕔Jul 27, 2020
Regulated deficit irrigation is the practice of reducing irrigation to obtain some type of desired stress level. This practice is often used during the initiation of the hull-split period to […]

California Almonds: Regulated Deficit Irrigation – Is It Appropriate for Your Operation? Jul 20, 2020

🕔Jul 20, 2020
Regulated deficit irrigation is the practice of reducing irrigation to obtain some type of desired stress level. This practice is often used during the initiation of the hull-split period to […]

California Almonds: USDA Projects Crop Up 18% Jul 7, 2020

🕔Jul 7, 2020
The California Almond Objective Measurement Report, published today by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), estimates that the 2020 crop will be 3.00 billion pounds, […]

California Almonds: An In-Depth Look at Spear-Lep Insecticide Jun 29, 2020

🕔Jun 29, 2020
Spear-Lep is a new group of insecticides that has been shown to be effective on lepidopteran pests, such as peach twig borer, codling moth, and navel orangeworm. 

California: Almond Gumming – When Is It a Problem? Jun 29, 2020

🕔Jun 29, 2020
An inquiry was received regarding almond gumming. The farmer observed clear gum exuding from multiple nuts in the fields. The concern was regarding the potential of a severe leaffooted plant […]

California Almonds: 3 Steps to Hull Rot Management Jun 25, 2020

🕔Jun 25, 2020
Hull rot is a general term for hull infection by one of several pathogens. Infected nuts don’t shake off and must be removed by winter shaking and/or polling (winter sanitation), […]

California: Nut Industry Underwrites 4 UC Researchers Jun 8, 2020

🕔Jun 8, 2020
Four staff research associates will join the ranks of UC Cooperative Extension scientists in the coming months to support nut crop advisors conducting critical research in walnut, almond and pistachio […]

Almond Board of California 2020 Election Results Jun 3, 2020

🕔Jun 3, 2020
The Almond Board of California has released election results for the Board of Directors positions whose terms of office will run from August 1, 2020 through July 31, 2021. The […]

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