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.
The crop pushes ahead with harvest just over the horizon.
Hotter 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 […]
After plenty of spraying for leaffooted plant bugs and stink bugs in almonds, they’ve faded away.
Rains 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 […]
A 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, […]
Hull 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 […]
More 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 […]
More 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, […]