California Almonds: Consensus Building On Cause Of Big Drop – AgFax Mar 26, 2016

🕔Mar 26, 2016
More confirmation of a big drop in parts of our coverage area. Indications continue to point towards insufficient pollination and/or fertilization due to the fast, short duration of the bloom, […]

California Almond Harvest: Serious Shaking In The Central Valley – AgFax Aug 2, 2015

🕔Aug 2, 2015
Almond harvest momentum has significantly picked up over the last week in both the San Joaquin Valley and Sacramento Valley. No yield reports yet.  

California Almonds: Early Shaking Maybe 2 Weeks Off Jul 4, 2015

🕔Jul 4, 2015
Hull split continues to progress in almonds. Scattered shaking could start in a couple of weeks.  

California Almonds: Hull Split Starts Way Early – AgFax Jun 7, 2015

🕔Jun 7, 2015
Isolated hull splitting has started in parts of the San Joaquin Valley, mainly in blanks but also with healthy nuts on field edges. Late in the week reports of hull […]

California Almonds: Bugs, Hail, Fast Fill – 2015 Rocks Along – AgFax May 10, 2015

🕔May 10, 2015
Kernel fill already has been completed or is nearing that point on a significant portion of the crop.  

California Almonds: Are You Checking For Leaffooted Bugs? – AgFax Apr 12, 2015

🕔Apr 12, 2015
Leaffooted plant bugs have become more apparent in almonds in some areas. Damage has been turning up and more treatments have been going out.  

California Almonds: Bloom Out Of Sync, Nonpareils Lag – AgFax Feb 14, 2015

🕔Feb 14, 2015
Atypical blooming schedules are evident in some cases, with Fritz and Monterey trees starting bloom ahead of Nonpareils. Stress from last year may be a factor. See comments by David […]

California Cotton: Defoliation Just Around The Corner – AgFax Aug 31, 2014

🕔Aug 31, 2014
Cotton defoliation is right around the corner in certain California cotton fields. In this case, “right around the corner” means sometime within the next 14 days. A few applications could […]

California Almonds: Spider Mites Flare In Spots As Harvest Begins – AgFax Aug 3, 2014

🕔Aug 3, 2014
Spider mites began flaring in some blocks as harvest started. Smaller nut size and shrivels are being reported in some areas. See comments from David Doll. Also, connect in our […]

California Cotton: Emphasis On Sticky Cotton Increases – AgFax Aug 3, 2014

🕔Aug 3, 2014
Additional whitefly and/or aphid treatments are going out in some southern San Joaquin Valley cotton. UC Entomologist Pete Goodell (@UCBug52) said in an advisory Friday that growers and PCAs in […]

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