This November, UC Davis professors Patrick Brown, Jan Hopmans and Ken Shackel, along with retired UC Cooperative Extension Specialist Larry Schwankl, received the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture’s 2014 Experiment Station Section Excellence in Multistate Research Award.
The 42nd Annual Almond Conference program is packed with must-attend presentations, top-notch speakers, entertaining meal events, and more dedicated trade show time than ever before. You won’t want to miss a thing.
Rep. Mike Conaway (R-TX) has been selected to be the 50 th Chairman of the House Committee on Agriculture when the new session begins in January. Rep. Conaway has served in the House for ten years. He will replace Rep. Frank Lucas (R-OK) who steps down due to a GOP policy limiting chairmanships to six years. Rep...
Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Tulare) has been selected to be the next chairman of the House Intelligence Committee. Nunes replaces Michigan Rep. Mike Rogers who is retiring. Rep. Nunes will now be taking a lead role in setting the budget and authorizing activities for the intelligence community, comprised of more than a dozen...
Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Tulare) has been selected to be the next chairman of the House Intelligence Committee. Nunes replaces Michigan Rep. Mike Rogers who is retiring. Rep. Nunes will now be taking a lead role in setting the budget and authorizing activities for the intelligence community, comprised of more than a dozen...
A new Almond Board publication — Honey Bee Best Management Practices for California Almonds — emphasizes pesticide application practices and considerations leading up to and during bloom to promote honey bee health.
Data on almond growers’ irrigation practices gleaned from the California Almond Sustainability1 Program’s (CASP) 2014 Almond Sustainability Report have helped shape the almond industry’s response to questions about almond water use during this drought year.
Now that the football season is in full swing, the Almond Board of California’s (ABC’s) North American team has been reaching out to fans to prevent “mindless munching” and instead encourage snacking smart with almonds.
The drought has been top of mind for more than just Californians. Recent dry conditions have drawn the attention of local, national and even global media.
The primary pest in almonds, navel orangeworm (NOW), is a double threat to crop quality. In addition to the direct damage NOW causes the kernel, NOW damage can open the door to fungal infections and contaminants, particularly Aspergillus spp. and the aflatoxin contaminant it produces.

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