California Almonds: 2018 Frost Event – What Was Learned

🕔May 1, 2018Almond frost damage begins when temperatures in orchards drop below approximately 28 °F, but the exact temperature depends on variety. There are a few but important practices to mitigate frost […]

Arkansas: Fruit Growers Assess Freeze Damage, Brace for 2nd Round

🕔Apr 11, 2018Arkansas fruit growers are enduring a nervous week, sandwiched between two periods of freezing weather at a critical time for their crops. This week, Arkansas’ fruit growers were assessing damage […]

Kansas Wheat: How Has Cold Weather Affected Crops?

🕔Apr 11, 2018Well, here we go again with Mother Nature not cooperating with us! Several areas of the state, including northcentral Kansas, experienced some rather cold temperatures! So you might be wondering […]

Tennessee Wheat: Freeze Damage Concerns, Forecast for April 8

🕔Apr 5, 2018With wheat heads roughly 12 or more inches above the ground at current growth stages, concerns about the temperatures forecast for the weekend have been raised.

Oklahoma Wheat: Impact of Recent Cold Temps on Crops

🕔Apr 5, 2018Temperatures on Easter into Monday (Figure 1) and last night into this morning (Figure 2) dipped low enough throughout a large portion of the state to potentially cause some level […]

Arkansas: Overnight Freeze Threatens Fruit Crops in Flower Stage

🕔Apr 4, 2018Freezing temperatures moved into Northwest Arkansas early this morning, posing a threat to many fruit crops now in their vulnerable flowering stages in the area, University of Arkansas System Division […]

Kentucky Wheat: How Will Snow Affect Your Crop?

🕔Mar 21, 2018Apparently Mother Nature didn’t get the memo that today is the first day of spring. Forecasts across Kentucky are predicting measurable snow accumulation. Despite these predictions, the temperatures are supposed […]

California Almonds: Frost Damage Effects – Points to Consider for 2018

🕔Mar 9, 2018The 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 […]

California Almonds: Freeze Risk Looms Over 2018 Crop – AgFax

🕔Feb 17, 2018Extremely cold weather is in the forecast as we wrap up this week’s issue. Lows into the 20s are predicted early in the week. Forecast models vary, but some models show […]

California Almonds: Frost Protection – The Fine Points

Photo by Marc Suderman, Ultra Gro Plant Food, Madera, California.
🕔Feb 17, 2018Editor’s Note: With the threat of a hard freeze early next week in parts of the Central Valley, here’s a summary of prevention tactics prepared by Joe Connell, Farm Advisor […]

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