Feb 16, 2018 | View All Issues
The National Weather Service has issued a freeze watch for the Sacramento Valley and northern San Joaquin Valleys from late Sunday night (Feb 18) through Wednesday (Feb 21) morning. Forecast lows range from 26o to 32oF. The lower range of those forecasts should pose a significant risk to sensitive almond varieties, especially if past full bloom (see critical temperature table in this newsletter) and not frost protected. While most growers and PCAs are aware of practices needed to protect the crop, the following is a quick review.
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