As we head into summer and the orchards enter hull split timing, we need to consider best practices to mitigate almond hull rot. An application of Utilize PK, timed with Troubadour insecticide for Navel Orange Worm in late June and July during hull split, may reduce hull rot by up to 77%. High rates of applied nitrogen in almonds can increase hull rot incidence. A foliar nutrient system, Utilize PK supports balanced nitrogen to boost plant performance and utilize nitrogen more efficiently to reduce hull rot. Learn more in our FieldLink article for the latest Almond Wise information.
Being Almond Wise means putting the right tools in place at the right time to maximize your almond crop, and ultimately, your ROI. When you create an Almond Wise plan, our Helena experts will provide educational tools, agronomic information and expert recommendations throughout the growing season. These tools include water, soil and tissue sampling with our AGRIntelligence services, plus data collection, analysis and solutions to maximize crop yield and quality.
Contact your local Helena representative today to develop your custom Almond Wise program and help ensure your orchard is ready for maximum production.
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