As we enter the month of May, it’s time to start thinking about mites in the orchard.
Balanced stories about California Almonds and the drought now appear more consistently in news coverage. The Almond Board of California (ABC) continues to see negative views and misinformation daily, but the influence and reach of the balanced publications is now approximately matching that of the negative.
If you're planning on using pyrethroids during your May sprays this year, you might want to think twice.
Each year, Almond Leadership participants select a topic or issue they would like to investigate that provides value or insight for the benefit of the California Almond industry.
Assemblyman Adam Gray (D-Merced) was removed from the Water, Parks and Wildlife Committee by the Speaker of the Assembly. Assemblyman Gray has served on the Committee since he was elected to the Assembly three years ago. The removal comes following the passage out of the committee of AB 1242, a bill Gray is sponsoring...
Senate Finance Committee Chair, Orrin Hatch (R-UT), ranking member Ron Wyden (D-OR), and House Ways and Means Chair Paul Ryan (R-WI), introduced bipartisan bicameral bill which sets the framework desired by Congress in how the administration negotiates free trade agreements. The Bipartisan Congressional Trade...
This past week has seen an onslaught of local and national articles regarding the drought and agriculture; some have included significant third-party endorsement of almonds and the almond community.
The Finance and Audit Committee (F&AC) helps guide investment of the funds from an annual assessment on the marketable kernel weight of almonds to support all of Almond Board of California’s (ABC’s) important work.
The 17th annual Food Quality and Safety Symposium, to be held at the DoubleTree Hotel in Modesto on June 4, will help you be better prepared for new requirements under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) proposed rules, which are expected to become final in August.
Developed in part through Almond Board production research funding, a new UC Agriculture and Natural Resources web tool allows growers and PCAs to identify herbicide injury symptoms visually through an interactive photo database.

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