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.
Current cold storage volumes of many fruits are below the ten year average. Blueberry is an exception to this.
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.
Tree fruit crops in California are starting to bloom, but cold wet weather this month may delay some of them.