California Almond Harvest: Serious Shaking In The Central Valley – AgFax

🕔Aug 2, 2015Almond 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, 2015Hull 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, 2015Isolated 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, 2015Kernel 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, 2015Leaffooted 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, 2015Atypical 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, 2014Cotton 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, 2014Spider 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, 2014Additional 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 […]

California Almonds: July Start To Harvest? – AgFax

🕔Jul 5, 2014So, when will harvest start? Shaking could begin in July on a wide basis, perhaps even into the upper SJV, our contacts continue to say. If you’d care to share […]

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