In early December, the Almond Almanac was unveiled at The 2014 Almond Conference in Sacramento. The Almond Almanac is Almond Board of California’s annual report prepared on a crop-year basis, and includes comprehensive historical information about almond production, acreage and varieties, as well as shipment and market information.
This past spring, Almond Board of California engaged the University of California Agricultural Issues Center (AIC) to measure and explain the enormous contributions that almonds make to California’s economy and the communities where they’re grown.
Almond Board of California is spreading holiday cheer this season with an Almond “Gingerbread” Farm House video.
Three years after The Almond Conference was moved to the Sacramento Convention Center, the 42nd annual event proved once again that this bigger venue was needed to ensure a record turnout.
As I sit in my office composing this letter, raindrops are beading up on my window, and the view of soggy Modesto is somewhat obscured by fog and low-hanging clouds. What a beautiful sight!
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.
Almond Board of California has pulled together several facts and figures to better tell our industry’s story of water use to the outside world.
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. While the Almond Board of California (ABC) strives to be part of the conversation and a source of unbiased information, the California Almond industry isn’t always portrayed accurately.
Congressman David G. Valadao (R-21) with the support of California House Republicans, introduced water legislation in the US House of Representatives aimed at providing short-term relief from California’s water crisis. The bill, HR 5781, the California Emergency Drought Relief Act of 2014 , is cosponsored by Rep...
The California Department of Water Resources, encouraged by the wet weather forecast, projected a 10% delivery of river water to State Water Project customers next year. However, they noted this amount could be adjusted up or down depending on the volume of rain and snowfall received this winter. DWR also stated that...