Almonds: Variable Kernel Fill – Complications At Hull Split? – AgFax Tree Crops May 20, 2018

🕔May 20, 2018
A prolonged bloom and spread-out nut fill could mean more spraying at hull split to protect the crop over an extended period.

California Almonds: May Sprays, Irrigation Gain Momentum – AgFax Tree Crops Apr 22, 2018

🕔Apr 22, 2018
Bug and insect activity remain sporadic – not surprising with see-saw weather this spring.

California Almonds: Early Freeze Assessments But Still Plenty Of Unknowns – AgFax Feb 25, 2018

🕔Feb 25, 2018
How big a hit did California’s almond crop take? The more important question may be: How long until all the damage really becomes apparent?

California Tree Crops: More Heat – Effects On Pests, Other Issues – AgFax May 1, 2017

🕔May 1, 2017
After cool and mostly wet conditions, temperatures are moving into the 90s, which will keep PCAs and growers on their toes.

California Almonds: Plenty Of Precaution Taken Ahead Of Rains – AgFax Mar 25, 2017

🕔Mar 25, 2017
The weatherman wasn’t bluffing when he said that plenty of rainy days were in store for the Central Valley, and almond growers pushed to make fungicide applications ahead of storms.

California Almonds: Hints Of Frost, Concerns About Pollination – AgFax Tree Crops Feb 26, 2017

🕔Feb 26, 2017
Temperatures dropped to at least 32 late in the week in parts of our coverage area. Frost was apparent in places, too. But none of our contacts were aware of […]

California Almonds: Fast Nut Fill, Early Hull Split Again? – AgFax May 15, 2016

🕔May 15, 2016
Fungicide applications continue through parts of our coverage area in almonds, pistachios and walnuts for a range of diseases. Our contacts in the lower San Joaquin Valley continue to say that this is shaping up to be a potentially heavy year for alternaria and possibly for rust.

California Almonds, Pistachios: More Moths And Bugs Apparent Now Apr 4, 2016

🕔Apr 4, 2016
More leaffooted bug sightings have been reported in almonds and pistachios but treatments continue to be limited and localized. NOW moths remain active in places and more PTB are evident.

California Almonds: Scramble After The Rain? – AgFax Mar 6, 2016

🕔Mar 6, 2016
Plenty of fungicide applications went out over the last week ahead of a series of storms that could extend well into the new week. Where growers decided not to treat […]

California Almond Harvest – Plenty Of Nuts On The Ground – AgFax Aug 9, 2015

🕔Aug 9, 2015
The 2015 California almond harvest continues on a wide basis. Pistachio harvest will likely start in a few areas before the end of the month.

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