The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is offering up to three years of financial incentives through its Environmental Quality Incentive Program (EQIP) to almond and walnut growers who adopt harvest equipment shown to reduce particulate matter (dust).
Growers, check your mail for ballots to select two independent grower member and alternate positions and one independent handler member and alternate positions for the Almond Board of California (ABC).
A downpour did not deter media members from attending a recent press briefing in a Modesto almond orchard highlighting a groundwater recharge project funded by the Almond Board of California (ABC) in partnership with UC Davis and Sustainable Conservation.
Launched at The Almond Conference last December and detailed in the previous California Almonds Outlook newsletter, new Accelerated Innovation Management (AIM) initiatives will address the needs of almond farming, harvesting and processing into the future.
The Almond Conference in December, as always, provided a wealth of information to help growers fine-tune their production practices with updated techniques and state-of-the-art tools.
With trees in bloom and bees buzzing throughout the orchard, growers and all pollination stakeholders should be aware of practices and strategies that balance bee and crop health.
Rep. David Valadao, R-Hanford, introduced H.R. 4366, the San Luis Drainage Resolution Act that will authorize a settlement of a long-standing dispute between the United States and the Westlands Water District concerning the management of drainage water within Westlands’ service area in the San Luis Unit of the Central...
The House of Representatives passed a resolution to overturn the rule submitted by the Corps of Engineers and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) relating to the definition of “Waters of the United States” under the Clean Water Act. The Senate passed the resolution in November 2015. The President has promised to...
First of all, let me wish each and every one of you a Happy and Prosperous 2016! I hope that your holidays were replete with much cheer among your respective friends and families, and that you are commencing the New Year with optimism, energy and determination to make 2016 one of our best years ever.
Jim Jasper was recognized with the 2015 Almond Achievement Award for his lifetime of work on behalf of the California Almond industry at the Almond Conference Gala Dinner, held Dec. 10 in Sacramento.

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