California Walnuts: Replanting Orchards – A Considered Approach

🕔Sep 8, 2017As orchards age, yields decline for a number of reasons and eventually the decision is made to remove the orchard. The age at which an orchard is pulled is a […]

California Walnuts: Production Check List Through This Summer

🕔Jun 18, 2017JUNE Walnut Husk Fly (WHF) traps should already be out, 2 traps for every 10 acres on the north side of the tree, hung as high as possible. Monitor traps […]

California Walnuts: Orchard Management Considerations: Budbreak through Early Summer

🕔Apr 4, 2017APRIL Stay on top of your blight sprays, especially if we have rain around “prayer stage” of leaf out. More details here. The first flight of codling moth typically starts […]

Sacramento Valley: Almond, Walnut Orchard Considerations In July

🕔Jul 2, 2016Almonds: Regulated Deficit Irrigation (RDI) promotes earlier, more even hull split and reduces hull rot. Beginning at hullsplit initiation, shorten normal irrigation time by 50% for the first two weeks. […]

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