Bloom/Harvest Reports

Heavy petal fall - Stanislaus County

Blue Diamond Almonds Bloom Report – March 5th 2018

Bloom progression moved slowly over the weekend due to cooler temperatures and thunderstorms throughout the state. Additional rainfall resulted from stormy conditions in all areas… [Read More]

March 5th, 2018
Nonpareil and Monterey bloom - San Joaquin County

Blue Diamond Almonds Bloom Report – March 2nd 2018

Heavy rains and high winds covered most of the state keeping bees in boxes all day Thursday. Rain accumulations ranged from .25” in the southern… [Read More]

March 2nd, 2018

Blue Diamond Almonds Bloom Report – February 28th 2018

Cold temperatures continued to slow bloom progression and limit bee activity over the past two days. Daytime highs in the Sacramento and Northern San Joaquin… [Read More]

February 28th, 2018

Blue Diamond Almonds Bloom Report – February 26th 2018

Bloom has peaked in Nonpareil and California type pollinizers amid cold temperatures this weekend that minimized bee flight in the central and southern regions. Sunday… [Read More]

February 26th, 2018

Blue Diamond Almonds Bloom Report – February 23rd 2018

Frigid conditions continue to influence bloom statewide, as Nonpareils approach peak bloom in the central and southern regions. Overnight lows in the upper 20s continued… [Read More]

February 23rd, 2018
Irrigating for frost protection - San Joaquin County

Blue Diamond Almonds Bloom Report – February 21st 2018

Frigid temperatures were reported throughout the Sacramento and San Joaquin Valleys on Monday, February 19th and Tuesday, the 20th as a cold and comparatively dry… [Read More]

February 23rd, 2018