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Almond Notes

Info on almond production and upcoming meetings

Issue Articles  
04/01/2019
  • Newsletters are going online!
  • 2019 IPM Breakfast Meetings
  • Pre- and Post- Herbicide Performance on Threespike Goosegrass in Tree Nut Orchards
  • The Many Possible Causes of “Gummy Nuts” in Almonds
  • Almond Management Considerations: Spring & Early Summer
  • Hull Split Timing and Sprayer Practices for Best Pest Control Results
  • Hull Rot Management
4/2/19 Download
(2,429KB PDF)
12/20/2018
  • North Sacramento Valley Almond & Walnut Day
  • Newsletters are going online!
  • Growing the Valley Podcast on Almonds
  • 2019 IPM Breakfast Meetings
  • Winter & Bloom Almond Orchard Management Considerations
  • Early Season Irrigation: Do We Know When to Start?
  • The Rot from Within: Wood Decay in Almonds
  • Protecting Honey Bees at Bloom
  • Almond Bloom Diseases
1/2/19 Download
(1,477KB PDF)
09/26/2018
  • Newsletters are going online!
  • UCCE Fall & Winter Meeting Dates
  • Post-Harvest Nutrition Review
  • Post-Harvest Orchard Management Considerations
  • Cover Crops in Almonds: Research Updates
  • SoilWeb Workaround
  • Keep an Eye Out for Potential Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Damage
12/18/18 Download
(1,998KB PDF)
06/12/2018
  • 2018 IPM Breakfast Meetings
  • Growing the Valley Podcast
  • Bloom Almond Orchard Management Considerations
  • Irrigation management for Hull Rot control
  • Monterey and the Leafing Failure
  • July Leaf Analysis
6/20/18 Download
(1,268KB PDF)
01/30/2018
  • 2018 IPM Breakfast Meetings 
  • Bloom Almond Orchard Management Considerations 
  • When is peach twig borer a concern? 
  • Navel Orangeworm Considerations 2018 
  • Honey Bees and Bloom Sprays 
  • How is Band Canker Infecting Young Trees? 
  • Missing the Target: Why you Should Irrigate Potted Trees Directly onto Potting Media 
  • Pesticide Safety
3/26/18 Download
(1,377KB PDF)
04/18/2017
  • Waterlogged Orchards 
  • Correction: When to Apply the First Irrigation? 
  • Nutrient Deficiencies in a Wet Spring 
  • April Showers bring Yellowing Krymsk 
  • Bloom Review: 2017 
  • Almond Management Considerations 
  • Nickels Soil Lab Annual Field Day Agenda
3/26/18 Download
(1,068KB PDF)
10/04/2017
  • 2018 UCCE Winter Almond Meetings 
  • Upcoming IPM Breakfast Meetings 
  • Bacterial Spot: A Dangerous Disease 
  • Gophers Kill Trees! 
  • Update on Yellow Monterey Almond Trees 
  • Almond Orchard Management Checklist 
  • New Pesticide Labels for Pruning Wound Infections 
  •  FNRIC Pomology Short Course 
  • New Farm Advisor Introduction
3/26/18 Download
(1,760KB PDF)
01/04/2017
  • When To Apply the First Irrigation? 
  • Winter and Bloom Almond Orchard Management Considerations 
  • Honeybees, Colony Strength, and Beekeeper Responsibilities 
  • Fungicide Options and Timings 
  • Butte & Glenn County Almond and Walnut Day AGENDA 
  • Protecting Honeybees During Bloom
3/26/18 Download
(966KB PDF)
10/04/2016
  • Potted Tree Irrigation After Planting 
  • Fall Zinc and Boron Review 
  • Visit the Sac Valley Orchard Source Event Calendar 
  • Leaf Rust of Almond 
  • 2016 Almond Production Short Course 
  • Pocket Gopher Management 
  • Post-Harvest Considerations
3/26/18 Download
(800KB PDF)
06/16/2016
  • Beware of Anthracnose 
  • Managing Soil Variability for Increased Almond Production 
  • Herbicide Symptom Gallery 
  • Register July 1 for the Almond Short Course! 
  • Almond Orchard Management Considerations 
  • New Website Resource
3/26/18 Download
(1,436KB PDF)
05/01/2016
  • Alternative Preemergence Herbicide Strategy for Summer Grasses in Orchards
  • Weekly Soil Moisture Loss Report to Assist with Irrigation Management 
  • Pocket Gopher Management—Don’t Wait too Long!
  • In Season Almond Pest and Disease Considerations
  • Announcement: Nickels Soil Lab Annual Field Day
3/26/18 Download
(1,023KB PDF)
01/11/2016
  • Butte/Glenn Almond Institute Agenda 
  • El Niño Rains and Pruning Don’t Mix 
  • Frost Protection 
  • Wet or Dry, Get Ready 
  • Krymsk 86 in Cool, Wet Conditions 
  • Pre-Bloom Almond Orchard Management considerations 
  • Upcoming Almond Meetings
3/26/18 Download
(1,174KB PDF)
04/14/2015
  • Navel orangeworm in 2015 
  • Almond scab 
  • Band canker 
  • N budgeting following the four Rs 
  • In-season almond orchard management considerations 
  • Nickels Field Day, May 6th
3/26/18 Download
(1,672KB PDF)
10/03/2014
  • Fall-Winter Almond Orchard Management Considerations 
  • Irrigation System Maintenance 
  • Building an Effective Orchard Weed Management Program 
  • Winter Sanitation - Hull Rot and Navel Orangeworm
3/26/18 Download
(1,546KB PDF)
06/20/2014
  • New Farm Advisor introduction 
  • New IPM Advisor introduction 
  • Navel orangeworm management -- 2014 
  • Advisor Retirement – Thanks! 
  • Leaf analysis and salinity monitoring 
  • Research reveals the core components of optimum almond production 
  • Nitrogen Management in Orchard Crops -- Red Bluff Meeting July 24th
3/26/18 Download
(541KB PDF)
04/21/2014
  • New Farm Advisor Introduction 
  • Insect Activity, Spring 2014
  • Foliar Nutrient Sprays
  • Nitrogen Use Efficiency Irrigation Management 
  • Nickels Field Day, May 14th 
  • Nickels map & lunch reservation form
3/26/18 Download
(911KB PDF)
01/27/2014
  • Pollination and honey bee safety
  • Orchard Sanitation: a key winter practice in almond production
  • Observations on Butte County rootstock trials
  • Almond fungicide efficacy, treatment timing & suggested programs
  • Almond Institute / Walnut Day Butte & Glenn Counties, Chico, Feb. 12th
  • South Sacramento Valley almond meeting, Colusa, Feb. 4th
3/26/18 Download
(1,095KB PDF)
07/16/2013
  • Navel orangeworm management - 2013
  • Almond hull rot – cultural and chemical management
  • Alternaria leaf spot and leaf rust of almond
  • Water management for almond: in-season, harvest and post-harvest
  • Pre-harvest almond orchard nutrition
9/3/13 Download
(842KB PDF)
05/06/2013
  • NICKELS SOIL LAB ANNUAL FIELD DAY
9/3/13 Download
(385KB PDF)
04/05/2013
  • Almond Varieties
  • Crown Rot or Pruning Wound Cankers
  • New Video: Managing Almond Pests using the Year-Round IPM program
  • Tying Young Tree
  • Navel Orangeworm Pressure?

                      

 

9/3/13 Download
(354KB PDF)
02/13/2013
  • Butte-Glenn Almond Institute Day
  • Groundwater Nitrogen Dilemma 
  • Bee Careful with Pesticides
  • Almond Orchards with wild insects have higher fruit set
  • Nickels Field Day
  • Springtime Disease Control
9/3/13 Download
(686KB PDF)
01/16/2013
  • Winter Sanitation-Best Impact on Navel Orangeworm
  • Walnut Blight
  • Almond Institue & Walnut Day-February 22, 2013: Registration form and info about new location for this year!!
1/24/13 Download
(594KB PDF)
10/10/2012
  • Pocket gopher and ground squirrel management for autumn
  • 40th Annual Almond Conference moved to Sacramento
  • Hull rot
  • Leaf blight
  • 2012 Navel orangeworm- Part 2
  • Planning your weed management program 
10/16/12 Download
(1,261KB DOC)
01/19/2012
  • Butte-Glenn Walnut Day & almond Institute Feb. 1st
  • Pruning and training your almond trees
  • Guidelines for planting almonds
  • Winter irrigation
  • Focus on bees, colony strength and health
  • South Sacramento Valley Winter almond Meeting Feb. 2nd
  • Almond Board Sustainability Workshops in Feb.
  • Orchard Sanitation: a key winter practice in almond production
1/19/12 Download
(553KB PDF)
02/15/2011
  • Springtime Disease Control
  • Simple Jar Test- how to evaluate spray compatibility
  • Waterlogged Orchards
  • Implementing Frost Protection
2/15/11 Download
(727KB PDF)
07/16/2010
  • Biofix for almond worm pests
  • Delivering a clean crop 
  • Almond tree blow-over problems 
  • Verticillium wilt in almonds 
  • Understanding and applying information from a soil test - Part 2
7/16/10 Download
(PDF)
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