almonds

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
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

Blue Diamond Almonds Bloom Report – February 19th 2018

Bloom progressed rapidly Friday and Saturday as temperatures rose into the 70s. Peak bloom was achieved over the weekend in Nonpareil and its California type… [Read More]

February 23rd, 2018

Blue Diamond Almonds Bloom Report – February 16th 2018

Cooler weather over the last few days has slowed bloom progression and somewhat equalized the bloom. This alleviates some concern that warmer weather at the… [Read More]

February 23rd, 2018

February 9th, 2018 – Blue Diamond Almonds Bloom Report

Record breaking high temperatures have caused orchards to break out of dormancy quickly and accelerate the pace of bloom. Very few dormant buds remain in… [Read More]

February 9th, 2018