Weather fluctuating between cold and warm, with plenty of rain at times. Not exactly a normal April in almond country.
Variable – that’s the word most used to describe this crop. In places, it looks light, with extreme cases where cold weather took a clear toll. But on the more positive […]
Spring conditions over the past week have finally turned favorable for growth. After a very warm winter, a long bloom with periods of cold weather, followed by a few weeks […]
PCAs continue to assess the potential crop, looking for localized instances of light loads where nitrogen rates could be trimmed.
Conditions have finally turned favorable for growth. After a very warm winter, a long bloom with periods of cold weather, followed by a few weeks of wet weather, trees are […]
One key question: will all those small nuts make it to harvest or drop as soon as they get a chance?
Trying to predict how big a hit the 2018 almond crop sustained due to frost is still a bit like predicting an earthquake. But more should be known once we […]
As more rain falls, growers get a bit aggressive with fungicides but not so much with nitrogen.
The frost event from the week of the February 19th impacted almond production Statewide. Temperatures dropped in many areas below the critical temperatures. This was compounded with a low dew […]
Come learn about nitrogen and water management at a field day jointly held by UC Cooperative Extension, UC Davis, CDFA-FREP, and the Almond Board of California.