What's Happening on the Farm

What's Happening on the Farm

Ever Wonder What Almond Freeze Damage Looks Like?

Here is a before and after picture of the same branch.  There are six blooms visible in the first picture...

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What's Happening on the Farm

Here Is The Smallest Almond You Have Ever Seen

After all this talk about pollen tubes, embryos, and freeze damage, I though it would be a good idea to...

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Bees at Work

Bees are one of the most important workers in the almond orchard.  They carry pollen from different flowers and deposit...

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Almond Triplets!

WOW!  I have never seen this before.  If you look closely at this bloom, you will see three pollen tubes...

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The Hard Freeze of 2018

Well, this is a year that will be talked about for many years to come in the almond industry.  A...

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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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