California Almonds, Walnuts: Trapping Options – Quick Overview Mar 23, 2019

🕔Mar 23, 2019
Moth and egg traps should be going up now in stone fruit, almond and walnut orchards in this part of the state. Here’s a brief overview on trap types and […]

AgFax Tree Crops: Almond Bee Pollination – Less-Than-Ideal Conditions Feb 23, 2019

🕔Feb 23, 2019
Bees continue to have a tough time with wet and/or cold conditions, so concerns linger about how much pollination has already taken place.

Almonds – Hull Split Sprays – How Many 3rd Shots This Year? AgFax Tree Crops Jul 14, 2018

🕔Jul 14, 2018
How often a third hull split application might be made is an unknown. But after heavy NOW damage in places last year, at least some third sprays seem likely.

Almonds – First Hull Split Sprays Cranking Up – AgFax Tree Crops Jun 17, 2018

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

Almonds: Variable Kernel Fill – Complications At Hull Split? – AgFax Tree Crops May 20, 2018

🕔May 20, 2018
A prolonged bloom and spread-out nut fill could mean more spraying at hull split to protect the crop over an extended period.

California Almonds: May Sprays, Irrigation Gain Momentum – AgFax Tree Crops Apr 22, 2018

🕔Apr 22, 2018
Bug and insect activity remain sporadic – not surprising with see-saw weather this spring.

California Almonds: Freeze Damage – More Questions, More Uncertainty Mar 24, 2018

🕔Mar 24, 2018
One key question: will all those small nuts make it to harvest or drop as soon as they get a chance?

California Almonds: Early Freeze Assessments But Still Plenty Of Unknowns – AgFax Feb 25, 2018

🕔Feb 25, 2018
How big a hit did California’s almond crop take? The more important question may be: How long until all the damage really becomes apparent?

California Almonds: Heat Wave – More Mites, Earlier Split? – AgFax Jun 18, 2017

🕔Jun 18, 2017
Whether this heat speeds up progression to hull split remains to be seen. In recent weeks our contacts have said they expected hull split to begin on a fairly normal […]

California Almonds: More Heat – Things Will Start Happening Fast – AgFax May 21, 2017

🕔May 21, 2017
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.

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