California Almonds: Hull Split Sprays Crank Up – Busy, Busy, Busy – AgFax Tree Crops
🕔Jun 30, 2018Hull 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.

California Almonds: Bugs Bear Watching, NOW Counts Getting Attention – AgFax

🕔Jun 3, 2018Bug issues seem to be more of a factor this season. NOW moth and egg counts still point to bigger populations towards hull split.  

California Almonds: Odd Stuff In Terms Of Drop – AgFax Tree Crops

🕔May 6, 2018Irregular 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.

California Almonds – Variability Could Make This A Tough Crop To Estimate – AgFax

🕔Apr 7, 2018Variable – 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 […]

California Almonds: Rains Change The Game – Crazy Weather Continues – AgFax

🕔Mar 11, 2018As more rain falls, growers get a bit aggressive with fungicides but not so much with nitrogen.

California Almonds: Bloom Comes Early, Fast – AgFax Tree Crops

🕔Feb 11, 2018For some areas this may be one of the earliest blooms ever. Dry, warm conditions prevail.

California Almonds: Harvest Starts, Mites Linger – AgFax

🕔Jul 29, 2017Spider 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 […]

California Almonds: Initial Hull Split Sprays Start In SJV – AgFax

🕔Jul 2, 2017Hull 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 […]

California Almonds: Low-Pest Year – How Come? – AgFax

🕔Jun 4, 2017Hotter 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 […]

California Tree Crops: Weather Warming Up – More Pests, Diseases, Mites? – AgFax

🕔May 7, 2017Temperatures surged over the last week for several days, bringing a preview of summer. At what point will more head trigger issues?

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