Reducing ‘Flame Seedless’ Berry Cracking Through Soil Tension Management

After a long, hot summer one of the most frustrating issues for any California table grape grower is berry cracking at harvest.  Berry cracking can occur in many varieties. However, the ‘Flame Seedless’, the earliest Central Valley variety harvested, is notorious for berry cracking.  There are many different factors that can cause berry cracking such […]

Effectively Managing Deep Moisture Early in the Season

Effectively Managing Deep Moisture Early in the Season Irrigation season is underway and now is the time to ensure that soil profiles don’t dry out.  If you wait much longer, you may not be able to replace the deep moisture. There are a few crucial things to know when trying to manage irrigation effectively: Know […]