California Crop Weather: plant growth accelerates

April 2012
Western Farm Press Exclusive Insight;4/10/2012, p10
The article presents highlights from the California Crop Weather report from the National Agricultural Statistics Service Field Office in Sacramento, California, released on April 9, 2012. Categorized as having fair to excellent condition were wheat, grain hay, rye, and oats, which have also matured. Fruit crops such as plum, peach, apricot, and nectarine bloom were complete in all but the latest varieties. As a result of the March cold spell, freeze damage was seen in some areas.


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