bee activity

Blue Diamond Almonds Bloom Report – March 1st 2019

Petal fall is accelerating in both the Northern and Southern San Joaquin Valley as bloom comes off its peak in most varieties. Nonpareil, Monterey, and… [Read More]

March 1st, 2019

Blue Diamond Almonds Bloom Report – February 25th 2019

Warmer weather over the weekend accelerated bloom progression in most orchards throughout the state. The early blooming Sonora achieved peak bloom over the weekend in… [Read More]

February 25th, 2019

Blue Diamond Almonds Bloom Report – February 15th 2019

Monday and Tuesday saw no relief from the cooler weather as bloom progression continues to crawl along. Nonpareil orchards across California are just beginning to… [Read More]

February 22nd, 2019
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