Mild 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 […]
Early treatments should be going on right away if some haven’t already started in the lower San Joaquin Valley.
With 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 […]
Hull 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 […]
As 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 […]
This 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 […]
A 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 […]
JUNE 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 […]
The 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.
The 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 […]