AgFax Tree Crops: With Warmer Weather, Things Get Interesting In Almonds, Walnuts

🕔Apr 19, 2019Insect activity picks up, painted ladies make a big showing and some walnut frost damage apparent.

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.

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: 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 Walnuts: “Concerning” – Pacific Flatheaded Borer Activity

🕔Nov 19, 2018During late August 2018, a few walnut growers and PCAs reported the infestation of a pest which is almost unheard of before by walnut growers. The insect is called the […]

California Almonds: What To Expect From Third NOW Flight In Upper SJV

🕔Aug 13, 2018The information presented here is based on trap counts from three orchard locations in Stanislaus County (West Modesto, West Turlock, Denair) in 2017 and 2018. In each orchard site, we […]

Almond Harvest – Shaking Starts, More Just Ahead – AgFax Tree Crops

🕔Jul 28, 2018Shaking has started on a wider basis in the lower San Joaquin Valley and more will get underway on or before August 1.

Almonds – Crop Stalls In Heat, Test Shaking Nears – AgFax Tree Crops

🕔Jul 22, 2018Progress towards maturity seems to have drug out longer than expected in this year’s almond crop. Blame the weather.

Almonds – Hull Split Sprays – How Many 3rd Shots This Year? AgFax Tree Crops

🕔Jul 14, 2018How often a third hull split application might be made is an unknown. But after heavy NOW damage in places last year, at least some third sprays seem likely.

California Almonds: Two Hull Split Sprays Likely On Wide Basis – AgFax Tree Crops

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

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