Here is this week’s issue of AgFax Tree Crops. Our thanks to BASF and its California team for sponsoring this coverage. Got questions or comments? Let us know. Owen Taylor, […]
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 […]
Cold and wet temperatures likely set up the crop for more pressure from this disease, people in the field suspect.
Things point toward a second spray on many blocks.
The very earliest hull split sprays in the lower San Joaquin Valley are about a week away. Also, see expanded brown marmorated overview from Jhalendra Rijal, Area IPM Advisor.
More of our contacts are slicing almonds now. Estimates of progress with nut fill vary, but some nuts are at least halfway filled.
Weather fluctuating between cold and warm, with plenty of rain at times. Not exactly a normal April in almond country.
Trying to predict how big a hit the 2018 almond crop sustained due to frost is still a bit like predicting an earthquake. But more should be known once we […]
Extremely 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 […]
Almond harvest has started on a wider basis but spider mites and navel orangeworms are still active and triggering treatments.