California Almonds: Hull Tights Caused by Water Stress Aug 13, 2021

🕔Aug 13, 2021
Hull split is well underway, indicating almond harvest is imminent. Drought conditions, heat waves, and timing with other orchard activities can make irrigation challenging. Water stress can interfere with hull […]

Almonds – California – Hull Split Sprays Roaring Along In Front Of Prolonged Heat Wave – AgFax Jul 11, 2020

🕔Jul 11, 2020
A heatwave has taken shape in the Central Valley, with triple-digit highs deep into July. Hotter conditions could influence how almonds progress toward maturity and also fire up more mite and insect activity.

California Almonds: 3 Steps to Hull Rot Management Jun 25, 2020

🕔Jun 25, 2020
Hull rot is a general term for hull infection by one of several pathogens. Infected nuts don’t shake off and must be removed by winter shaking and/or polling (winter sanitation), […]

California Almonds: 7 Points of Focus Ahead of Hull Split and Harvest May 28, 2020

🕔May 28, 2020
Going into June, here are 7 points of focus as this crop moves towards hull split and harvest. #1. Closely control irrigation. Taper off water in orchards as kernel fill […]

California Almonds: How Does Hull Split Timing Differ by Rootstock? Oct 23, 2019
🕔Oct 23, 2019
You’re certainly familiar with the differences in almond hull split and subsequent harvest timing between different varieties. A typical case of this can be observed with early splitting and harvest […]

California Almonds: Avoiding Hull Rot – The Basics Jul 12, 2019

🕔Jul 12, 2019
While the onset of hullsplit signals that harvest season is near, it also marks the start of an unwelcomed orchard guest: hull rot. Almond hulls are susceptible to hull rot […]

California Almonds: Two Hull Split Sprays Likely On Wide Basis – AgFax Tree Crops Jul 7, 2018

🕔Jul 7, 2018
Things point toward a second spray on many blocks.

California Almonds: Hull Split Sprays Crank Up – Busy, Busy, Busy – AgFax Tree Crops Jun 30, 2018
🕔Jun 30, 2018
Hull split sprays have started in more areas over the last week and the pace will pick up as we move into the first week of July.

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.

California Almonds: Initial Hull Split Sprays Start In SJV – AgFax Jul 2, 2017

🕔Jul 2, 2017
Hull split sprays have started on a limited basis in parts of our coverage area. The pace should pick up next week in the San Joaquin Valley, especially after the […]

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