California Almonds: Another Record-Breaking Crop Predicted May 10, 2019

🕔May 10, 2019
For the second year in a row, the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) is predicting a record California almond crop for the upcoming production year. According to the NASS […]

Tree Nuts: China Imports Down – Almonds 15%; Walnuts 17% Oct 26, 2018

🕔Oct 26, 2018
Global almond production for 2018/19 is forecast 7 percent higher to a record 1.4 million metric tons (tons) shelled basis, driven primarily by record output in both the United States […]

California Almonds: USDA Estimates Record-Breaking 2018 Crop Jul 5, 2018

🕔Jul 5, 2018
Despite concerns earlier in the year about freezing weather during almond bloom, careful management by California farmers and newer orchards coming into production have resulted in a record-breaking crop according […]

California Almonds: Orchard Management Checklist – June-Aug. Jun 14, 2018

🕔Jun 14, 2018
JUNE Evaluate Navel Orangeworm and Peach Twig Borer populations. If the next generations come prior to hullsplit they will go back to mummy nuts and shoots respectively. Generations can be […]

California Almonds: A Much Bigger Crop Expected, Despite Freeze Damage – USDA May 10, 2018

🕔May 10, 2018
In spite of concerns about freezing weather during almond bloom, the U.S. Department of Agriculture National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) is predicting a record crop in 2018. According to the […]

California Almonds: 2018 Frost Event – What Was Learned May 1, 2018

🕔May 1, 2018
Almond frost damage begins when temperatures in orchards drop below approximately 28 °F, but the exact temperature depends on variety. There are a few but important practices to mitigate frost […]

California Almonds: Water Footprint Smaller than Global Average Apr 12, 2018

🕔Apr 12, 2018
New research published in the Journal of Ecological Indicators has found that the water footprint of almonds grown in California is smaller than a global average originally reported. The study […]

California Almonds: 5 Observations on This Year’s Crop Apr 2, 2018

🕔Apr 2, 2018
Spring conditions over the past week have finally turned favorable for growth. After a very warm winter, a long bloom with periods of cold weather, followed by a few weeks […]

California Almonds: Frost Damage Effects – Points to Consider for 2018 Mar 9, 2018

🕔Mar 9, 2018
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 […]

California Almonds: Spring Nutrient, Water Management Field Day, Chowchilla, March 20 Mar 9, 2018

🕔Mar 9, 2018
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.

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