California – Almonds – Hull Split Within Sight – AgFax Jun 20, 2020

🕔Jun 20, 2020
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.

California Almonds: Bigger Crop, Longer Harvest — Prime Scenario For Ant Damage Jun 20, 2020

🕔Jun 20, 2020
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 […]

California Almonds: Your 6-Item Checklist For The Rest Of June Jun 20, 2020

🕔Jun 20, 2020
#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. […]

California – Almonds – First Hull Splits Just Around The Corner – AgFax Jun 13, 2020

🕔Jun 13, 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: Lower Prices Are The Key To Demand Growth Jun 13, 2020

🕔Jun 13, 2020
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 […]

California: Nut Industry Underwrites 4 UC Researchers Jun 8, 2020

🕔Jun 8, 2020
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 […]

Almonds – California – First Hull Split Sprays Fast Approaching – AgFax Jun 6, 2020

🕔Jun 6, 2020
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

🕔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 […]

California Almonds: Irrigation Scheduling – Sourcing ETo Jun 1, 2020

🕔Jun 1, 2020
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 […]

California Almonds: Tree Stakes Don’t Fit? Try Using a Shovel for Shaving. Jun 1, 2020

🕔Jun 1, 2020
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 […]

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