California: Nut Industry Underwrites 4 UC Researchers Jun 8, 2020

🕔Jun 8, 2020
Four staff research associates will join the ranks of UC Cooperative Extension scientists in the coming months to support nut crop advisors conducting critical research in walnut, almond and pistachio […]

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 Tree Crops: Postharvest Irrigation in a Dry Autumn? Nov 25, 2019

🕔Nov 25, 2019
Almond, prune, and walnut harvests are behind us, what postharvest irrigation(s) have you put on your orchard? Rainfall has been absent in October and November (as of this writing). Despite […]

California Tree Crops: Suterra Announces New NOW Control Product Nov 4, 2019

🕔Nov 4, 2019
Suterra today announced the launch of CheckMate Puffer NOW Ace, a new aerosol pheromone formulation for season-long Navel Orangeworm (NOW) control in almonds, pistachios, walnuts, figs and other crops where […]

California Walnuts: Yellow Howard Problem Returns Oct 9, 2019

🕔Oct 9, 2019
The yellowing Howard problem is one specific instance of waterlogging induced root death. The yellow Howard problem was observed by Janine Hasey (UCCE Emeritus Sutter-Yuba and Colusa) during cool, wet springs […]

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), […]

California Walnuts: Yellowing, Collapsing Trees? Might Be Water Logging. Oct 1, 2019

🕔Oct 1, 2019
A single yellowing walnut tree in an otherwise healthy orchard has been a frequent sighting when driving along the roadways of the Sacramento Valley this summer. These yellowing trees have […]

California Walnuts: Howard Nut Drop – What Happened? Jul 18, 2019

🕔Jul 18, 2019
During about the second or third week in June, many Howard walnut trees experienced nut drop of perhaps as many as 100 nuts per tree, with many trees losing no […]

U.S. Trade War Reaches India Jun 20, 2019

🕔Jun 20, 2019
In the last couple of weeks, we have seen several more maneuvers in President Trump’s ongoing trade war, including the addition of a new front—India. On June 15, India announced […]

California: Spotted Lantern Fly – Looking For An Ally Before It Hits Key Crops Jun 18, 2019

🕔Jun 18, 2019
UC Riverside is testing whether a sesame seed-sized wasp can control a pest that could seriously damage California crops including wine, walnuts, and avocados. The pest, a sap-sucking spotted lantern […]

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