This year’s Almond Quality and Food Safety Symposium began with a new twist to the program: the first talk of the day was given by Richard Waycott, president and CEO of the Almond Board of California (ABC).
With harvest right around the corner, it's time to start taking steps to get orchards ready for this busy time.
As is known to just about everyone around the world who is linked in one way or another to the almond industry, the objective estimate for the 2015–2016 California crop was announced by the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) last week.
The Pre-Export Check (PEC) Program, which builds on and replaces the Voluntary Aflatoxin Sampling Plan (VASP) program, is almost here! Beginning Aug. 1, the PEC program will be live.
As dust appears in an almond orchard during harvest, so can the concerns of neighbors, and anyone else near an orchard.
Even with the use of bin liners, bins should still be thoroughly cleaned and sanitized before harvest.
“Shark Week” is one of television’s longest-running summer TV programs. The 28th year of this pop culture icon is marked with first-ever California Almonds advertising.
The California Almond objective forecast for the 2015–2016 crop year was announced today, July 1, at the offices of the Almond Board of California (ABC).
Monitoring for moisture in the soil and stress levels in the leaves can help almond growers determine the proper interval and duration of water applications for more efficient irrigation in variable environments.
In June, Growing Produce, the online presence of Western Fruit Grower magazine, published an article on the Almond Board’s Almond Leadership Program, informing its readers of the many benefits the yearlong program provides to participants, as well as helping to develop future leaders of the California Almond industry.

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