#1. Evaluate orchard for blight spray. Timing of your first walnut blight spray should depend on the orchard’s disease history and forecast weather. If rain is forecast and the orchard […]
Hot weather is in the forecast across much of our coverage area. That could increase pest and disease pressure, push water demands and move the crop faster toward hull split.
California Walnuts: Young Trees – Prune Them Or Not? Nov 22, 2016
Training young walnut trees occurs in the first 1-6 years in the life of an orchard. Traditionally it has been done using a modified central leader with a minimum pruning […]
Walnut blight can affect all varieties, but it’s most serious on early blooming cultivars. Walnut orchards with high populations of over wintering bacteria may be seriously damaged during years favorable […]
The Walnut Institute’s 45th annual Quad County Walnut Conference, set for March 12, will update growers and crop advisors on the latest information from researchers working with the crop. The […]
University of California Cooperative Extension will hold its 46th Tri-County Walnut Day on Thursday, Feb. 5, at the Visalia Holiday Inn. The address is 9000 W. Airport Drive, Visalia. Pre-registration […]