California produces one half of the nation’s fruits, nuts and vegetables, yet in our state of bounty, one in four children and one in six adults regularly go hungry.
The almond industry has been very successful in establishing programs to keep almonds moving, but we face many challenges as food safety expectations and regulatory requirements increase.
The 42nd Annual Almond Conference is just around the corner. Don’t miss out on the almond social event of the year!
The Almond Board of California offers a one-year leadership program that encourages individuals in the almond industry to participate in leadership training and take a leadership role in the future of the California Almond industry.
Pest control advisers, private applicators and certified crop advisers attending The Almond Conference Dec. 9–11 are urged to take advantage of the various CEUs available through Department of Pesticide Regulation and the Certified Crop Adviser program.
Under the Bioterrorism Act, facilities engaged in manufacturing, processing, packing or holding food for consumption in the United States are required to register with FDA, and to renew such registrations every even-numbered year.
A number of recent regulatory actions may place additional restrictions on the use of chlorpyrifos in almonds in the near future.
The Almond Achievement Award was established in 2011 to recognize an industry member who has demonstrated outstanding leadership and service to the California Almond industry. Now in its fourth year, this honor will be presented at the Gala Dinner at The Almond Conference, Dec. 11 th . Past Almond Achievement Award...
The Almond Board is looking for the California Almond industry’s best and brightest new members to apply for the 2015 Almond Leadership Program!
Well, it’s almost conference time again! I strongly urge you to register for the conference and reserve your hotel accommodations NOW!

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