|Gumming occurring on the outside of the hull|
|Stink bug feeds on almond. (UC IPM photo)|
|A leaffooted bug is on the prowl in this almond tree.|
|Slicing open an almond to look for bug damage.|
Because the symptoms are similar, advisers recommend finding the actual pests or their egg masses. Check out UC IPM online for more information about monitoring and treating for stink bugs and leaffooted bugs in almonds.
|Alfalfa field after harvest|
In cotton, the young plants are moving into the true leaf development stage at many farms. Some growers are preparing for the first irrigation of the season.