Big Mite Problem This Year in Some Areas

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almond mites
A little pest is causing big headaches for some Kern and Ventura County almond growers this year. Sabrina Hill reports.
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Mites are causing problems for almond growers in some parts of the state, due largely to the lack of rain we’ve had this year. chad mattockPCA and Crop Advisor Chad Mattock works in Kern and Ventura Counties. He says growers should watch for plant stress as a sign of mites, and spray early is a problem is suspected.
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