California Pistachios: Dealing with Copper Deficiency Jun 1, 2020

🕔Jun 1, 2020
Copper is a micronutrient of plants. In certain situations, soil levels may be low enough or plant growth demand high enough that deficiency may occur. Within pistachio, this deficiency often […]

California – Almonds – Trees Still Carrying Huge Crop Going Into June – AgFax May 30, 2020

🕔May 30, 2020
Plenty of limbs are weighted down and breaking. Hull split is about a month away.

Almonds – California – Not Too Early To Think About Hull Split – AgFax May 23, 2020

🕔May 23, 2020
The crop continues to look strong. More rain over the last week has prompted additional fungicide applications.

California Pistachios, Walnuts: Leaf-Out Problems – What’s Going On? May 8, 2020

🕔May 8, 2020
Since mid-April, many advisors up and down the Valley have been receiving calls about unusual leaf-out in pistachio and walnut. The Sacramento Valley has certainly been experiencing this. In pistachios, […]

California Almonds: Nut Drop Underway As Trees Adjust For Big Crop – AgFax May 2, 2020

🕔May 2, 2020
Hotter temperatures are driving pest activity and reproduction. May sprays have started on a wide basis.

California Almonds – Adjusting For Heavy Rains, Heavy Crop – AgFax Tree Crops Apr 25, 2020

🕔Apr 25, 2020
A large crop still seems likely. Our contacts have been telling us that for several weeks, which continues to be the prevailing sentiment.

California Almonds: A Large Potential Crop Continues To Shape Up – AgFax Tree Crops Apr 19, 2020

🕔Apr 19, 2020
This appears to be a heavy crop. April continues to be wetter than usual, so diseases could be gaining a foothold even as the rain is suppressing most pests.

California Almonds: Heavy Rains Still Driving Decisions – AgFax Apr 11, 2020

🕔Apr 11, 2020
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California Almonds: Rains Prompting More Fungicides But Are Slowing Pests…For Now – AgFax Tree Crops Apr 4, 2020

🕔Apr 4, 2020
More rain expected. Conditions are suppressing pest pressure but fungicides will be needed, especially where treatments weren't made earlier or in orchards where leaf diseases are apparent.

California Almonds: Pests Will Enjoy The Warming Weather Trend – AgFax Tree Crops Mar 28, 2020

🕔Mar 28, 2020
After a stretch of wet, cool weather, warmer conditions are in the forecast. That will favor diseases and pests as April starts.

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