California Almonds: Moving Past Bloom With Big To-Do Lists Mar 14, 2020

🕔Mar 14, 2020
With a stretch of dry, warm weather, growers are irrigating widely and applying fertilizer. Concerns linger about how pest pressure might shape up, with prospects for earlier movement of key insects like navel orangeworms.

California Almonds – Warm, Dry Weather Prompts Pest Concerns Going Forward – AgFax Mar 7, 2020

🕔Mar 7, 2020
More than most, this could be a year when consistent insect trap monitoring pays dividends, especially when it comes to navel orangeworms.

California Almonds: Full Bloom And Beyond, Dry Conditions Influencing Decisions – AgFax Mar 1, 2020

🕔Mar 1, 2020
Warmer and drier conditions prompt speculation that more pest pressure could develop as the 2020 season progresses.

California Almonds: Bloom Starts, Moves Fast…Really Fast – AgFax Feb 22, 2020

🕔Feb 22, 2020
This season has started with hardly any problems or stress. That's the consensus among people in the field in late February.

California Almonds: Blooming Starts A Bit – AgFax Feb 16, 2020

🕔Feb 16, 2020
This won't go down as an early year for blooming but scattered flowers are opening through much of the Central Valley. In places, the progression is picking up.

Trade Aid: Last Payment Sent, Check Your Bank – DTN Feb 5, 2020

🕔Feb 5, 2020
Farmers should see the third and final round of Market Facilitation Program payments in the bank by the end of the week, USDA announced in a news release on Monday. […]

California Almonds: Bloom Is In “Preview” Mode – AgFax Feb 1, 2020

🕔Feb 1, 2020
SUBSCRIBE 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 […]

California Pistachios: 4 Management “Takeaways” From Bob Beede Dec 6, 2019

🕔Dec 6, 2019
From Bob Beede’s December Pistachio Task List: Takeaway #1: Gather Chill Data Purchase and install a simple temperature recorder in each orchard to collect real-time weather data on chill accumulation […]

California Pistachios: Do “Rest” Treatments Pay? Dec 5, 2019

🕔Dec 5, 2019
Do “Rest Enhancement” Cover Sprays Pay? Simple answer: I do not know. No long-term, a replicated trial has been done using kaolin or calcium carbonate-based products to the point that […]

Tree Nuts: Almond, Walnut, and Hazelnut Production Forecast To Drop – USDA Oct 1, 2019

🕔Oct 1, 2019
As the 2019/20 domestic season is already underway for most tree nuts, anticipated smaller almond, walnut, and hazelnut crops signal reduced U.S. tree nut supplies. In the previous season (2018/19), […]

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