What's Happening on the Farm

What's Happening on the Farm

Full Bloom in the Almond Orchards

The bloom came on very fast this year but recently the weather has cooled and is now progressing normal.  The...

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Last Year’s Almonds Meet This Year’s Almonds

One sure indicator of a mild winter is when the leaves from last year are still on the tree (and...

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Weeds-Be-Gone

The lack of rain this year has had one (small) positive– light weed pressure.  I am always amazed at how,...

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What's Happening at the Winery

Another Great Wine Journey!

Wine and Chocolate weekend on the Fresno Wine Trail is our favorite weekend.  The folks that come out all seem...

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Bloom is Officially Here!

I happens slow… until it happens fast.  With the record heat we’ve had the last couple weeks, the almond trees...

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Where’s the Rain?

Well, after last year’s almost 200% normal precipitation it is starting to look like this year may be a dud. ...

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The Almond Bloom is Just Around the Corner

It seems like I am always saying “bloom looks like it is going to be early this year”.  Well, this...

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Bringing Up the Alfalfa (grown for seed)

One of the crops I have grown for many, many years is alfalfa seed.  It is grown under contract for...

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Can You See The Mummies?

Winter is an active time of year for almond farming.  I know… you’d think that since the trees are dormant...

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Time to Start Planting Alfalfa… Already?

Is it just me or does it seem like this winter is going by REAL fast.  I feel like I...

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