Here is this week’s issue of AgFax Tree Crops. Our thanks to BASF and its California team for sponsoring this coverage. Owen Taylor, Editor SUBSCRIBE OVERVIEW May sprays have […]
May sprays – where do they make sense in a year with plenty of mummies? Here is this week’s issue of AgFax Tree Crops. Our thanks to BASF and its […]
Winds during the week blew over or damaged trees in parts of our coverage area. The wind also knocked off nuts to varying degrees (see photo in this week’s Also Of […]
Fungicide decisions are a point of focus. Disease concerns have heightened a bit now that wet conditions continue and warmer temperatures are seeping into almond country.
Disease pressure and delayed insect activity are among the side effects of too much cold weather at the wrong time.
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 […]
Cold and wet temperatures likely set up the crop for more pressure from this disease, people in the field suspect.
This has been an extended bloom. That perhaps gave bees more opportunities to move around when they did catch a break in the weather. The longer bloom also may have […]
Bees continue to have a tough time with wet and/or cold conditions, so concerns linger about how much pollination has already taken place.
In February… #1. Protect flowers with fungicides during bloom. See this article on disease control considerations at bloom. #2. Consider honeybee health and safety for any disease control measures taken […]