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As this year’s almond crop approaches hullsplit, it’s time to think about hull rot prevention. Effective hull rot management takes an integrated approach that includes strategic deficit irrigation (…
May 13, 2016 // Orchard Management
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Let your growers know about the Weed ID and Management for Almond Growers workshops, coming up May 10, 11 and 12. These workshops will increase growers’ ability to identify weeds and manage them,…
May 09, 2016 // Orchard Management
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The Almond Board of California (ABC) constantly explores ways that it can help growers become more productive, efficient and sustainable1, while at the same time meeting regulatory requirements. The…
Apr 15, 2016 // Orchard Management
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At least 80% of nutrients should be applied to almonds during the active tree growth period beginning in early spring and continuing through early hullsplit. To be sure your trees are getting the…
Apr 11, 2016 // Orchard Management
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The California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) will be holding a Central Valley listening session to gather input from stakeholders to help determine appropriate notification when field…
Mar 30, 2016 // Orchard Management
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Feeding damage by spider mites to almond leaves. The combination of the presence/absence of mite monitoring techniques and newer selective miticides has changed the picture of spider mite management…
Mar 14, 2016 // Orchard Management
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Are you new to growing almonds?
 Did you just replant an orchard? A 
new publication, the “Young Orchard Handbook,” developed by University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE) farm…
Mar 14, 2016 // Orchard Management
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George Goshgarian’s Watermark sensor system measures soil moisture throughout the soil profile and integrates data into a web-based portal where he can retrieve it in real-time or compare it to…
Mar 14, 2016 // Orchard Management
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As more weed species show resistance to glyphosate in orchards and vineyards, almond growers should focus on a resistance management weed control program that blends pre- and postemergent control for…
Mar 08, 2016 // Orchard Management
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By Dr. Kris Tollerup, University of California Cooperative Extension area-wide IPM advisor It is the time of year when leaffooted bug (LFB) starts leaving aggregations to begin feeding, so pest…
Mar 08, 2016 // Orchard Management