Two new literature pieces, Stockpile Management Best Practices for Almond Growers and Stockpile Management Best Practices for Almond Processors, are now available online from the Almond Board of California.
Governor Jerry Brown signed legislation to put a comprehensive $7.5 billion water bond before voters in November. The bipartisan legislation, AB 1471 by Assemblyman Anthony Rendon (D–Lakewood), passed the Senate 37–0 and the Assembly 77–2.
The Washington Post’s popular “ Wonkblog ” reported last week that “America has a new favorite nut,” citing USDA figures 1 that the country’s appetite for almonds has grown by more than 220% since 2005 — much faster than demand for pecans, walnuts, macadamias, pistachios, cashews or peanuts. In fact, the article notes...
The results of the survey conducted by the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) of nurseries that sell almond trees were released Aug. 1. The totals are only for those nurseries reporting. According to the survey, at least 8.33 million almond trees were sold between July 2013 and July 2014, representing a...
Trade Shows, specifically food expos, are important events for professionals involved in food science and technology. Many attendees return year-after-year because they know food expos are the best place to see and learn about the newest products, trends and technology as well as meet with the companies who provide...
Staying current on the latest California Almonds news and tips is easy with Almond Board’s Almond Update, which airs every Thursday on AgNet/West. Tune in to your local AgNet/West station each week, look for the Almond Update logo on the AgNet/West website or search under specialty crop news to learn more about the...
Every May, Almond Board of California (ABC) applies for competitive federal grants administered by USDA's Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS).
The North American female target audience for California Almonds, known as "Jane" by the Almond Board's Marketing Department, is a 35-year-old woman who values healthy eating and staying in shape, but can find it challenging to address both when time is short.
Fresno State Center for Irrigation Technology is offering a workshop on deficit irrigation technique using soil moisture sensors and real-time crop evapotranspiration (ETc).
The Almond Board of California (ABC) keeps track of a great deal of numbers. On a monthly basis, Sue Olson, associate director, Marketing Order Services, and her team compile the position report, which involves amassing and reviewing a boatload of statistics.

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