Category: In The Almond Orchard

Blue Diamond Almonds Boom Report – February 10, 2014

  This report covers conditions and observations made between Monday February 3 and Friday February 7, 2014. Wet weather made an encore appearance in the Sacramento Valley during the week as the first of a series of storms forecast to last through the coming weekend passed through the region. ...

Blue Diamond Almonds Bloom Report – February 3, 2014

First Signs of the 2014 California Almond Crop  Bloom … This report covers observations and conditions just prior to the start of the 2014 bloom. The next scheduled report will be posted on Friday, February 7, 2104. Abnormally dry conditions have dominated the winter months in the Sacramento Valley,...

Blue Diamond Almonds – Consolidated Almond Harvest Report

  This is the final report of the 2013 crop year, covering the conditions and observations made between Monday, September 30 and Sunday, October 27, 2013. The next report will be posted on or about Monday, February 3, 2014 prior to the start of the 2014 bloom. Clear, dry...

Blue Diamond Almonds – Harvest Report

This report covers conditions and observations made between Monday, September 2nd and Sunday September 29th, 2013. The seasonal transformation from summer to fall brought a sharp change in the regions weather. Maximum temperatures increased daily from the low to mid 80’s in the period’s opening days, reaching their peak...

Blue Diamond Almonds – Consolidated Almond Harvest Report

    September 3, 2013, Sacramento, California   This report covers conditions and observations made between Monday, August 5 and Sunday September 1, 2013. The next report is scheduled for Monday, September 30, 2013. However, in the event of any significant occurrences prior to that date, this site will...

Blue Diamond Almonds – Consolidated Almond Orchard Report

This report covers conditions and observations made between Monday, July 1 and Sunday August 4, 2013. The next report is scheduled for Monday, September 2, 2013. However, in the event of any significant occurrences prior to that date, this site will be updated as soon as possible. Continuing the...

Blue Diamond Almonds – Almond Bloom Report – June 3, 2013

This report covers conditions and observations made between Monday, April 29 and Sunday, June 2, 2013. The next report is scheduled for Monday, July 1, 2013. However, in the event of any significant occurrences prior to that date, this site will be updated as soon as possible.  Northern California...

Warm Temperatures Spur Growth of 2013 California Almond Crop

Blue Diamond Almonds – Almond Bloom Report – April 29, 2013     This report covers conditions and observations made between Monday, April 15 and Sunday, April 28, 2013. The next report is scheduled for Monday, June 3, 2013. Northern California Almond Bloom Report – Sacramento Valley almond growers...