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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 […]
Periods of heat have fired up pest action in places and multiple miticide applications have been made in some orchards. Some hull split sprays will likely go out on the early side to take care of early pressure.
Copper is a micronutrient of plants. In certain situations, soil levels may be low enough or plant growth demand high enough that deficiency may occur. Within pistachio, this deficiency often […]
Plenty of limbs are weighted down and breaking. Hull split is about a month away.
The crop continues to look strong. More rain over the last week has prompted additional fungicide applications.
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, […]
Hotter temperatures are driving pest activity and reproduction. May sprays have started on a wide basis.
A large crop still seems likely. Our contacts have been telling us that for several weeks, which continues to be the prevailing sentiment.
This appears to be a heavy crop. April continues to be wetter than usual, so diseases could be gaining a foothold even as the rain is suppressing most pests.