Daily Archives: January 31, 2024

Winter sanitation critical for reducing insect pest damage risk to almonds in 2023-2024

Winter sanitation is becoming increasingly important. This past year many growers in the Sacramento Valley experienced levels of navel orangeworm (NOW) damage not seen since the early 1980s. A successful winter sanitation can reduce damage from NOW and other almond-eating pests, like the Carpophilus beetle. Continue reading