Almonds – California – Hull Split Sprays Roaring Along In Front Of Prolonged Heat Wave – AgFax Jul 11, 2020

🕔Jul 11, 2020
A heatwave has taken shape in the Central Valley, with triple-digit highs deep into July. Hotter conditions could influence how almonds progress toward maturity and also fire up more mite and insect activity.

California Almonds: Adjusted For Inflation, Nonpareils Significantly Low Jul 11, 2020

🕔Jul 11, 2020
Editor’s Note: Commentary on the June almond position report issued by the Almond Board of California. Everything continues developing well with no surprises.  We are entering a very hot spell […]

California Almonds: Ensuring Quality When Gathering, Stockpiling The 2020 Crop Jul 11, 2020

🕔Jul 11, 2020
With a record statewide crop to be shaken, swept, and collected starting in August, will you and your handler be prepared? Research by Bruce Lampinen (UCCE Specialist, UC Davis) and […]

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: Growers Move Into Hull Split Spraying With Plenty Of Approaches – AgFax Jul 5, 2020

🕔Jul 5, 2020
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. Owen […]

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: A Big Crop Begins Splitting – AgFax Jun 27, 2020

🕔Jun 27, 2020
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. Owen […]

California Almonds: 4 Key Points To Remember In July Jun 26, 2020

🕔Jun 26, 2020
#1. Irrigation: fill ‘er up After 2 weeks of regulated deficit irrigation beginning at early hull split, return the orchard to full ET irrigation until dry down for harvest. #2. […]

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), […]

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