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Stockpiling Almonds During Harvest

With the increase in almond plantings over the past few years, processing delays will become more common. While waiting to be processed, almonds are usually stockpiled. Stockpiling has a number of advantages,  including getting the almonds out of the orchard sooner to allow the ability to perform  post-harvest practices, reduce in-field insect infestations, and allowing greater […]

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2016 Mid-Spring Update

The crop is developing nicely in many areas across the areas of the San Joaquin Valley in which I observed. Crop loads vary, depending on last season’s stress or crop-load, but generally look good. Looking forward to this week, there area few pointers to keep in mind. Rain is forecasted for this weekend with chances […]

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