California Almonds – Mites, Insects Stirring After Heat Wave – AgFax Tree Crops

🕔Jun 15, 2019  SUBSCRIBE Here is this week’s issue of AgFax Tree Crops. Our thanks to BASF and its California team for sponsoring this coverage. Got questions or comments? Let us know. […]

Almond Genome Reveals How Edible, Sweet Almonds Arose

🕔Jun 14, 2019The sweet, edible almonds we enjoy today are a far cry from their bitter wild ancestors. That is thanks to a point mutation in the genes, according to a new […]

Sac Valley Almonds: Hull Rot Bad In 2018, What Now?

🕔Jun 10, 2019Early hull split, when the hull begins to open at the suture, is a don’t-want-to-miss timing in almond production. The crack in the hull does two things: First, it releases nut […]

Almonds – The Heat Is On, 2019’s Rollercoaster Ride Continues – AgFax Tree Crops

🕔Jun 8, 2019SUBSCRIBE Here is this week’s issue of AgFax Tree Crops. Our thanks to BASF and its California team for sponsoring this coverage. – Owen Taylor, Editor OVERVIEW Extremely hot weather seems likely […]

Almonds – Plenty Of Caution (And Fungicides) After All The Rain – AgFax Tree Crops

🕔Jun 1, 2019Here is this week’s issue of AgFax Tree Crops. Our thanks to BASF and its California team for sponsoring this coverage.           – Owen Taylor, Editor SUBSCRIBE OVERVIEW […]

California Tree Crops: Sacramento Valley Meetings – When, Where

🕔Jun 1, 2019Morning Meet-Up, June 13, Orland Join farm advisor Dani Lightle for bi-weekly Morning Meet-Ups: a round table discussion of what she’s been seeing, what people in the field havebeen seeing, […]

Almonds’ Lead Increases in U.S. Tree Nut Consumption

🕔May 31, 2019Over the past five decades, Americans’ annual consumption of tree nuts has grown from 1.38 pounds per person in 1970 to 3.69 pounds in 2016, according to ERS’s Loss-Adjusted Food […]

California Almonds: Weed Management in Newly Planted Orchards

🕔May 30, 2019Managing unwanted vegetation is difficult in newly established orchards. Weeds grow fast due to the amount of water, fertilizer and sunlight that is available. Temperatures in the spring and summer […]

Almond Checklist For Sac Valley: 3 Tasks For June

🕔May 29, 2019During June in Sacramento Valley almonds… #1. Watch for mites Continue monitoring for spider mites and their predators. #2. Assess and sample Assess your crop set, consider leaf sample results […]

California Almonds – Rain Persists, Fungicide Decisions In Play – AgFax Tree Crops

🕔May 25, 2019Here is this week’s issue of AgFax Tree Crops. Our thanks to BASF and its California team for sponsoring this coverage. Got questions or comments? Let us know. Owen Taylor, […]

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