California Almonds: Deficit Irrigation – Making the Most of Your Water

🕔Jun 19, 2018Mild water stress that occurs at the onset of hull-split has been shown to increase the uniformity (or ‘evenness’) of hull-split. Sometimes, especially in fine textured soils with high water […]

Almonds – First Hull Split Sprays Cranking Up – AgFax Tree Crops

🕔Jun 17, 2018Early treatments should be going on right away if some haven’t already started in the lower San Joaquin Valley.

California: Almond Irrigation Improvement Continuum – Maximize Your Water Efficiency

🕔Jun 15, 2018With hullsplit on the horizon and water use efficiency being an ever-present necessity, growers can look to updates in the Almond Irrigation Improvement Continuum for help on managing their water […]

California Almonds: Irrigation Management for Hull Rot Control

🕔Jun 15, 2018Hull rot can be a heartbreaker, appearing suddenly at harvest in orchards where growers and PCAs are trying to “do everything right”. Hitting young, vigorous orchards especially hard, it reduces […]

California Almonds: July Leaf Fertility Analysis

🕔Jun 15, 2018As the bulk of your almond fertility program for the season comes to an end, it’s time to get the report card on how you did. Although little corrective action […]

California Almonds: Leafing Failure in Monterey Varieties

🕔Jun 14, 2018This spring, I received many calls regarding the failure of vegetative buds to push, particularly in the Monterey variety. Affected trees are characterized by an entire scaffold that failed to […]

California: Fed. Court Blocked Attempted Glyphosate Warning Label – DTN

🕔Jun 14, 2018A federal judge turned away the state of California’s attempt to lift a preliminary injunction Tuesday, further blocking California’s attempt to put a warning label on glyphosate products stating the […]

California Almonds: Orchard Management Checklist – June-Aug.

🕔Jun 14, 2018JUNE Evaluate Navel Orangeworm and Peach Twig Borer populations. If the next generations come prior to hullsplit they will go back to mummy nuts and shoots respectively. Generations can be […]

California Almonds: Hull Split Just Ahead, Overview On Brown Marmorated – AgFax

🕔Jun 10, 2018The very earliest hull split sprays in the lower San Joaquin Valley are about a week away. Also, see expanded brown marmorated overview from Jhalendra Rijal, Area IPM Advisor.

California Almonds: Upper SJV Annual IPM Field Meeting – Escalon, June 18

🕔Jun 10, 2018The upper SJV’s annual Mid-Season IPM Field Meeting for almonds is set for Monday, June 18, near Escalon. The event 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Topics include: Monitoring and Control […]

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