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    California Almonds: Protecting Young Tree Trunks with Cartons Mar 5, 2022

    🕔Mar 5, 2022
    It can be difficult to know when to replace or remove tree cartons. Being too early (photo 1) or late (photo 2) with carton removal has been the source of […]

    California Almonds: Frost Protection Considerations Feb 22, 2022

    🕔Feb 22, 2022
    Mild, radiation frosts occur on still, clear nights, usually with the development of a strong inversion. Cold air accumulates in low spots or in areas where air drainage is blocked. Under these […]

    California Almonds: Emergency Use (Section 18) Approved for Bacterial Blast Feb 18, 2022

    🕔Feb 18, 2022
    Bacterial blast (Pseudomonas syringe), although thankfully not a problem every year (hopefully including 2022), can be tremendously damaging to almond yields. For example, significant crop damage was reported in the […]

    California Almonds: Nov. Orchard Management Considerations Nov 1, 2021

    🕔Nov 1, 2021
    Please note that the following are general recommendations intended to help you keep track of regular practices in a busy time; the optimal timing for management practices may vary based […]

    California Almonds: Oct. Orchard Management Considerations Oct 12, 2021

    🕔Oct 12, 2021
    Please note that the following are general recommendations intended to help you keep track of regular practices in a busy time; the optimal timing for management practices may vary based […]

    California Almonds: Climate & Management Considerations for Future Orchards Sep 30, 2021

    🕔Sep 30, 2021
    Almond orchards are a multi-decade investment. No one can be exactly certain what the future holds, but orchard development requires that we make decisions with the best information available. While […]

    California Almonds: Sept. Orchard Management Considerations Sep 2, 2021

    🕔Sep 2, 2021
    Please note that the following are general recommendations intended to help you keep track of regular practices in a busy time; the optimal timing for management practices may vary based […]

    California Almonds: Post-Harvest Leaching Fractions to Manage Soil Salinity Aug 20, 2021

    🕔Aug 20, 2021
    Drought years are tough. Limited water supplies create several challenges that impact the current and future year’s crop. Several articles have been constructed to help manage almond orchards with limited […]

    California Almonds: Hull Tights Caused by Water Stress Aug 13, 2021

    🕔Aug 13, 2021
    Hull split is well underway, indicating almond harvest is imminent. Drought conditions, heat waves, and timing with other orchard activities can make irrigation challenging. Water stress can interfere with hull […]

    California Almonds: Maintaining Quality – Best Practices for Pick Up, Stockpiling Aug 13, 2021

    🕔Aug 13, 2021
    As of late June, a huge crop (3.2 B pounds!) is forecast for 2021. With another record statewide crop to be shaken, swept, and collected starting in August, will you […]

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