Hull split sprays have started in more areas over the last week and the pace will pick up as we move into the first week of July.
Bug issues seem to be more of a factor this season. NOW moth and egg counts still point to bigger populations towards hull split.
Irregular bloom and leaf-out also reported in other nut crops. Symptoms of low chill early and freezing conditions later are turning up in some orchards and in other tree crops.
Variable – that’s the word most used to describe this crop. In places, it looks light, with extreme cases where cold weather took a clear toll. But on the more positive […]
As more rain falls, growers get a bit aggressive with fungicides but not so much with nitrogen.
For some areas this may be one of the earliest blooms ever. Dry, warm conditions prevail.
Spider mite treatments continue in parts of our coverage area. As our contacts in the lower half of the SJV tell us, mite pressure hasn’t come close to what they dealt […]
Hull split sprays have started on a limited basis in parts of our coverage area. The pace should pick up next week in the San Joaquin Valley, especially after the […]
Hotter conditions are settling over much of our coverage area. What that means for pests and diseases depends on how much temperatures go up and how long the heat stays […]
Temperatures surged over the last week for several days, bringing a preview of summer. At what point will more head trigger issues?