The temporary maximum residue level (MRL) of 75 mg/kg for fosetyl-Al in certain tree nuts, including almonds, for export to European Union (EU) member countries, is expected to be extended to March 1, 2019, depending on a decision by the European Commission Standing Committee in mid-to-late October.
Have you ever wished you had a single tool you could use to explain how almonds are grown and used?
After another successful year of learning and training, the 2015 Almond Leadership program is coming to a close, which means applications for the 2016 Program are now available.
While reports on the rise in almond value are giving handlers cause for celebration, reports of a very different nature are giving handlers cause for concern.
The Almond Board of California (ABC) will join with the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) and other partners in carrying out a new USDA-funded pilot project designed to give almond growers greater access to greenhouse gas markets such as those under California’s cap-and-trade program.
The Final Rule for Preventive Controls for Human Food under the Food Safety Modernization Act has been published, and there is some good news for the California Almond industry, according to Almond Board’s director of Quality Assurance and Industry Services, Tim Birmingham.
Almond processors, this is The Almond Conference you don’t want to miss. Come to Sacramento Dec. 8–10 for the most comprehensive agenda specifically tailored to your needs and interests.
Last month I had the opportunity to push my learning capacity to the limit! With our cranial capabilities in overdrive, Dr. Karen Lapsley, ABC chief scientific officer, and I attended the DesalTech conference in San Diego, in combination with the biannual meeting of the International Desalination Association (IDA).
In July, several industry members and Almond Board of California (ABC) staff visited Washington, D.C., to participate in the U.S. Agricultural Export Development Council (USAEDC) conference, and to update government agencies and industry alliances on almond production and market development issues.
An extension of the leadership seminars and special projects each Almond Leadership participant completes is the job shadow experience.