AgFax Tree Crops: Too Many Mummies

🕔Feb 16, 2019High mummy numbers continue to be an underlying thread in this season’s discussions. For varying reasons, our contacts are saying that more mummies remain on trees than usual. The cost […]

Almonds: Australian Farmers Face Bee Supply Issue

🕔Feb 16, 2019Australia’s burgeoning almond industry appears to be running short on bees. Sound familiar? As noted in an article on the Australian Broadcast Commission’s (ABC) website, this will become “a major […]

California: Almond Industry Receives $6Mln for Export Marketing Programs

🕔Feb 12, 2019The California almond industry will receive more than $6 million to help identify and access new export markets. USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue announced that the USDA has awarded the Almond […]

California: Almond Cover Crop Field Day, Winton, March 21

🕔Feb 12, 2019An integrative cover crop study has been implemented in the last two years in Merced, Tehama, and Kern counties. Many researchers have been looking at the effect of different vegetative […]

AgFax Tree Crops – California Almond Blooms Still Scarce As Cold Lingers

🕔Feb 9, 2019Fungicide decisions are being made. Some applications have started. In other cases, PCAs are holding off until more blooming starts or buds have made a pronounced push. Rainy conditions also have […]

California Almonds: 5 Considerations for 2019’s Bloom

🕔Feb 7, 2019Almond bloom is just around the corner. This “start” to the season is an important period for almond production as flowers require reasonable weather conditions for pollination, fertilization, and eventual […]

California Almonds: ABC Board Elections Underway – Voted Yet?

🕔Feb 1, 2019Voting began on January 31 to select members for  the Almond Board of California’s (ABC) board of directors. The open seats include two independent grower member and alternate positions and […]

California Almonds: Enough Bees To Go Around? – AgFax Tree Crops

🕔Jan 26, 2019Concerns are being raised about bee availability this season, at least in some areas.

California Almonds: ABC Releases Honey Bee Best Management Practices – Version 2.0

🕔Jan 25, 2019Change, it’s said, is the only constant, and for the almond industry, continual change is what keeps us moving forward in important areas like pollinator protection. The Almond Board of […]

California Almonds: 3 Items On Sac Valley’s Check List For February

🕔Jan 23, 2019In February… #1. Protect flowers with fungicides during bloom. See this article on disease control considerations at bloom. #2. Consider honeybee health and safety for any disease control measures taken […]

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