California Almonds: Plenty Of Rain, Plenting Of Rethinking? – AgFax Tree Crops

🕔May 18, 2019Here 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 Taylor, […]

AgFax Tree Crops – Almond Nut-Fill Continues, Heavy “Monsoon” Rains Fall In Places

🕔May 11, 2019Here 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 Taylor, […]

Chlorpyrifos Insecticide: California Moves to Ban it – DTN

🕔May 10, 2019California regulators are moving to cancel chlorpyrifos registrations in the latest of a series of moves targeting a key insecticide used by farmers. The California Environmental Protection Agency announced in […]

AgFax Tree Crops: Insects More Apparent, Some May Sprays Commence

🕔May 4, 2019  Here is this week’s issue of AgFax Tree Crops. Our thanks to BASF and its California team for sponsoring this coverage. Owen Taylor, Editor SUBSCRIBE OVERVIEW May sprays have […]

California Walnuts: Trees Take An Autumn Hit – Here’s What’s Known

🕔May 4, 2019From the northern San Joaquin Valley to the northern Sacramento Valley, walnut farmers and their consultants are reporting a widespread and alarming issue of walnut trees not leafing out this […]

AgFax Tree Crops – Hot Weather In Almond Country Pushes Insects, Treatment Decisions

🕔Apr 27, 2019May sprays – where do they make sense in a year with plenty of mummies? Here is this week’s issue of AgFax Tree Crops. Our thanks to BASF and its […]

AgFax Tree Crops: With Warmer Weather, Things Get Interesting In Almonds, Walnuts

🕔Apr 19, 2019Insect activity picks up, painted ladies make a big showing and some walnut frost damage apparent.

California Tree Crops: Nickels Soil Lab Field Day Set For May 7 In Arbuckle

🕔Apr 19, 2019The Nickels Soil Lab’s 2019 field day is set for May 7, with registration starting at 8:30 a.m. The event will be held at facility on Green Bay Road in […]

AgFax Tree Crops: Almonds – Plenty Of Wind, How Much Loss?

🕔Apr 13, 2019Winds during the week blew over or damaged trees in parts of our coverage area. The wind also knocked off nuts to varying degrees (see photo in this week’s Also Of […]

California: Walnut Blight: Dealing With Resistance — It’s Complicated

🕔Apr 12, 2019Walnut Blight Disease Cycle Walnut blight is caused by the bacterial pathogen Xanthomonas arboricola pv. juglandis (Xaj). This devastating bacterium can overwinter in between scales of healthy buds, “waiting” to […]

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