AgFax Tree Crops: Insects More Apparent, Some May Sprays Commence

🕔May 4, 2019  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 […]

AgFax Tree Crops – Hot Weather In Almond Country Pushes Insects, Treatment Decisions

🕔Apr 27, 2019May 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 […]

AgFax Tree Crops: Almonds – Plenty Of Wind, How Much Loss?

🕔Apr 13, 2019Winds 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 […]

AgFax Tree Crops: Almond Fungicide Decisions Still On The Table

🕔Apr 5, 2019Fungicide 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.

AgFax Tree Crops: Almonds – Effects Of Cold Spring Ripple Through This Crop

🕔Mar 30, 2019Disease pressure and delayed insect activity are among the side effects of too much cold weather at the wrong time.

California Almonds, Walnuts: Trapping Options – Quick Overview

🕔Mar 23, 2019Moth 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: Almonds – More Bacterial Blast This Year

🕔Mar 16, 2019Cold and wet temperatures likely set up the crop for more pressure from this disease, people in the field suspect.

AgFax Tree Crops: A Long Almond Bloom, More Rain, More Fungicides

🕔Mar 9, 2019This 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 […]

AgFax Tree Crops: Almond Bee Pollination – Less-Than-Ideal Conditions

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

California Almonds: 3 Items On Sac Valley’s Check List For February

🕔Jan 23, 2019In 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 […]

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