Tree fruit crops in the Central Valley of California bloomed well this year. Favorable weather patterns should allow for the development of full crops from most orchards in 2021.
The California apricot processing crop is estimated to be in short supply this year. The crop looks to be set similar to the volume in the state in 2018.
As the winter snowpack melts over the spring and summer, it is a significant source of irrigation water for Washington State farms. The snowpack in Washington tends to peak in April. This year statewide snowpack measured 80% of normal according to the Department of Ecology...READ MORE
Good bloom weather will help to set peach, plum, and apricots this year in California. The bloom period was very late this year compared to other years.
Apricot production in California will be down significantly in 2018 due to poor weather conditions... Click title to read more.