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.
The California apricot crop looks to be set very light in some orchards this year. This will have an impact on the overall crop in 2017... Click title to read more.
California stone fruit has been packed and sold for the past few weeks. The size of the crop seems to be good... Click title to read more.