Three new literature pieces developed by the Almond Board of California will be made available for the first time at the CAPCA conference Oct. 19–21 at the Disneyland Hotel in Anaheim.
If you missed the July 15 deadline to apply for financial assistance for improving the efficiency of your irrigation system, the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) has announced a new round of funding under the State Water Efficiency and Enhancement Program (SWEEP).
With the Almond Conference just over two months away, it is time to start thinking about the annual silent auction, which supports scholarships for California FFA students. Interested in supporting the future of the agriclture industry? Listen to an overview of the program, and then contact the Almond Board's Rebecca...
The House of Representatives passed H.R. 5078 (Southerland, R-FL-2), legislation that would prohibit the Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers from redefining “waters of the United States” under the Clean Water Act. Opponents claimed the proposed changes would expand the EPA’s regulatory...
Rep. Jerry McNerney (D-Stockton) introduced a bill to block any federal money from being used for the state’s twin tunnels project. While the cost of the twin tunnels is to be paid by water users benefiting from them, the Bay Delta Conservation Plan also calls for more than $3.5 billion in federal money to pay for...
Governor Jerry Brown signed a trio of bills passed by the California Legislation, AB 1739, SB 1168 and SB 1319 that will mandate sustainable groundwater management throughout the State. The legislation enacts the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGNA) and provides a framework for management of groundwater...
In July, industry members and Almond Board of California (ABC) staff visited Washington, D.C., for the Almond Board’s annual meetings to update government agencies and industry alliances on almond production and market development issues.
Almond growers are in the thick of harvest, but they shouldn’t neglect to take measures this year that can improve next year’s crop.
During this week’s Almond Update, UC farm advisor, Franz Niederholzer, provides tips on how to salvage nuts should it rain at harvest. Staying current on the latest California Almonds news and tips is easy with the Almond Update every Thursday on AgNet West, sponsored by the Almond Board of California. Tune in to your...
The Almond Board of California (ABC) is pleased to begin accepting applications for the annual Almond Achievement Award.

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