First hull split sprays will likely start in late June. A heatwave is taking shape, which could fire up spider mites and push navel orangeworms.
USDA-NASS estimates a three-billion-pound almond crop this year, with the nut set so heavy that many trees are even breaking scaffolds. The size of this year’s crop will likely translate […]
#1. Include regulated deficit irrigation (RDI) in your game plan. RDI induces moderate water stress in the orchard to reduce Rhizopus hull rot and promote earlier, more even hull split. […]
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Editor’s Note: This analysis is from the May Almond Market Update issued by RPAC LLC. When we had 274 million lbs. uncommitted a year ago, pricing was $1/lb. higher and […]
Four staff research associates will join the ranks of UC Cooperative Extension scientists in the coming months to support nut crop advisors conducting critical research in walnut, almond and pistachio […]
Periods of heat have fired up pest action in places and multiple miticide applications have been made in some orchards. Some hull split sprays will likely go out on the early side to take care of early pressure.
Almond Board of California 2020 Election Results Jun 3, 2020
The Almond Board of California has released election results for the Board of Directors positions whose terms of office will run from August 1, 2020 through July 31, 2021. The […]
When determining plant water demand, the current environmental conditions must be taken into consideration. These factors, which include temperature, solar radiation, wind speed, humidity, and percentage of soil cover, influence […]
Have some tree stakes that do not fit into your post-pounder or lost the point making it hard to drive into the soil? Try using a shovel to shave down […]