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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
A large crop still seems likely. Our contacts have been telling us that for several weeks, which continues to be the prevailing sentiment.
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
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.
After a stretch of wet, cool weather, warmer conditions are in the forecast. That will favor diseases and pests as April starts.
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.
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 […]
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.