California

Nonpareil Jackets near Chowchilla

Blue Diamond Almonds Bloom Report – March 12th 2018

This is the final report of the 2018 bloom season. The next scheduled crop progress report will be posted on Monday, March 19, 2018. In… [Read More]

March 21st, 2018
Sonora Jacket Stage near Madera

Blue Diamond Almonds Bloom Report – March 7th 2018

Warm temperatures and favorable conditions throughout the state resulted in excellent pollination activity over the past two days. Observers reported that bee activity over the… [Read More]

March 7th, 2018
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

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

Blue Diamond Almonds Bloom Report – February 14th 2018

Bloom progression has slowed over the last two days due to cooler temperatures. Bloom that was progressing as much as 10% each day has slowed… [Read More]

February 23rd, 2018