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 – More Shaking, More Spraying – AgFax

🕔Aug 12, 2017Almond harvest has started on a wider basis but spider mites and navel orangeworms are still active and triggering treatments.

California Almonds: Hull Split And Spraying Momentum Increases

🕔Jul 9, 2017The crop pushes ahead with harvest just over the horizon.

California Almonds: Pests, Diseases Quiet…But For How Long? – AgFax

🕔Jun 10, 2017Hotter weather is supposed to settle over much of the Central Valley later in the new week, with highs into triple digits at times. So far, spider mites and worms […]

California Tree Crops: Bugs Subside In Almonds – How Come? – AgFax

🕔May 13, 2017After plenty of spraying for leaffooted plant bugs and stink bugs in almonds, they’ve faded away.

California Almonds: “Puffy” Leaves – What’s The Deal With That? – AgFax

🕔Apr 16, 2017Rains continued over the last week. Nobody is saying they wish it would stop raining – not in so many words, at least. But a run of dry weather would […]

California Almonds: Harvest Just Around The Corner – AgFax

🕔Jul 16, 2016A small amount of shaking might start in the new week. Several of our contacts do expect a limited amount of shaking to begin before the end of the month, […]

California Almonds: Early Splits, Early Sprays Just Like 2015 – AgFax

🕔Jun 18, 2016Hull split has started in sound nuts in scattered areas where the almond crop tends to move on an earlier schedule. Split blanks also are more apparent this week. Hull […]

California Almonds: Nut Fill Starts On Wider Basis, More Lost Trees – AgFax

🕔Apr 23, 2016More rain has fallen since our last report and yet more is in the forecast. Our contacts continue to tell us about trees going down, generally older and larger specimens […]

California Almonds: Consensus Building On Cause Of Big Drop – AgFax

🕔Mar 26, 2016More confirmation of a big drop in parts of our coverage area. Indications continue to point towards insufficient pollination and/or fertilization due to the fast, short duration of the bloom, […]

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