Harvest Quality


Stockpiling and Concealed Damage

Stockpiling and Concealed Damage

Maintaining California Almonds that are stockpiled requires careful management to avoid contamination and damage that can reduce kernel quality and lead to food safety concerns. The key issues in stockpile management are moisture and temperature. 

The following documents provide guidelines for managing moisture in the stockpile and minimizing concealed damage that can result from harvest rains and excess moisture.

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