Pests and Wildlife


Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) provide guidelines to California Almond growers on how to minimize potential hazards during production and to recognize and address potential sources of contamination. 

Control Sources of Contamination

Control Sources of Contamination

Wild and domestic animals, birds, reptiles and insects can carry and deposit any number of pathogenic bacteria such as Salmonella and E. coli on almond trees, the orchard floor, equipment, storage areas or any other location they may access.

Download PDF: Pest Control.