California Almonds: Limber Up, Tune Up For Mummy Shake Contest Nov 10, 2020

🕔Nov 10, 2020
To help remind growers to break the link between mummy nuts and overwintering navel orangeworm (NOW), the Almond Board of California (ABC) created a parody song that’s sure to be […]

California Almonds: Winter Sanitation Beats NOW To The Punch Oct 5, 2020

🕔Oct 5, 2020
Navel orangeworm (NOW) is the key pest of almonds, causing more income loss due to reject nuts than any other pest. Pesticide sprays, alone, cannot control this pest. A combination […]

California Almond Outlook: Appears Bullish In The Short Term Sep 14, 2020

🕔Sep 14, 2020
Highlights from the Almond Board of California’s August 2020 position report. See RPAC’s full analysis here. August shipments were expected to be strong and were. August Sales were 288 vs. […]

California Almonds – Adjusting For Heavy Rains, Heavy Crop – AgFax Tree Crops Apr 25, 2020

🕔Apr 25, 2020
A large crop still seems likely. Our contacts have been telling us that for several weeks, which continues to be the prevailing sentiment.

California Almonds: A Large Potential Crop Continues To Shape Up – AgFax Tree Crops Apr 19, 2020

🕔Apr 19, 2020
This appears to be a heavy crop. April continues to be wetter than usual, so diseases could be gaining a foothold even as the rain is suppressing most pests.

California Almonds: Rains Prompting More Fungicides But Are Slowing Pests…For Now – AgFax Tree Crops Apr 4, 2020

🕔Apr 4, 2020
More rain expected. Conditions are suppressing pest pressure but fungicides will be needed, especially where treatments weren't made earlier or in orchards where leaf diseases are apparent.

California Almonds: Pests Will Enjoy The Warming Weather Trend – AgFax Tree Crops Mar 28, 2020

🕔Mar 28, 2020
After a stretch of wet, cool weather, warmer conditions are in the forecast. That will favor diseases and pests as April starts.

California Almonds: Rains Set In, Fungicides Going Out On A Wide Basis – AgFax Mar 21, 2020

🕔Mar 21, 2020
Wetter weather has settled over California's almond counties, pushing growers to apply fungicides to ward off diseases. Also, navel orangeworm traps continue to hint at early pressure.

Almond Conference Will Return To Sacramento This December Mar 21, 2020

🕔Mar 21, 2020
The annual Almond Conference (TAC) will return to Cal Expo this December. The decision came after the Almond Board of California (ABC), host of the conference, was alerted by the […]

California Almonds: Moving Past Bloom With Big To-Do Lists Mar 14, 2020

🕔Mar 14, 2020
With a stretch of dry, warm weather, growers are irrigating widely and applying fertilizer. Concerns linger about how pest pressure might shape up, with prospects for earlier movement of key insects like navel orangeworms.

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