At the start of the month, some pest control advisors in Fresno and Merced counties predicted in the AgFax.com crop advisory newsletter that local cotton growers would start defoliating their crop around the start of this week – the first full week of fall.
|A warning sign alerts people defoliation has taken place.|
|Here's a field about 12 hours after defoliants were applied.|
|Almonds are drying on the ground.|
|Cotton tour participants get a chance to pick some cotton.|