If you are a PCA, private applicator or a certified crop adviser, come to The Almond Conference Dec. 9–11 to take advantage of the various CEUs available through the Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) and the Certified Crop Adviser program. A total of 7.5 DPR units are available, and 26 CCA units. These break...
In a drought year, it is important for growers to monitor the salinity of their water if relying on ground or canal water for irrigation.
The premise of the recently launched Good Neighbor community outreach effort is simple: No one tells the story of California Almonds better than those who work every day growing and processing almonds.
California’s ongoing drought has sharpened media focus on water usage by almond growers. Unfortunately, some articles have reported some facts inaccurately and have left an incorrect impression about almond growers and their use of water.
The Almond Board has invested $1.6 million since 1995 on research related to honey bee health on subjects such as Varroa mite and other honey bee pest and disease issues, nutrition, the impact of pesticides and for technical assistance to beekeepers through tech transfer teams.
As almond growers make plans for tree removals and soil fumigation, it is important to be aware of the current state of availability and restrictions for soil fumigants.
The Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR), responding to mandates to reduce volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions from non-fumigant pesticides in the San Joaquin Valley, is limiting the use of four pesticides, including three compounds commonly used on almonds and six other crops, during the next two years.
The Almond Board is looking for the California Almond industry’s best and brightest new members to apply for the 2015 Almond Leadership Program! This is an exciting opportunity for future industry leaders to gain a well-rounded education and explore the different facets of almond production, marketing and other issues...
A number of recent regulatory actions may place additional restrictions on the use of chlorpyrifos in almonds in the near future.
The Almond Achievement Award was established in 2011 to recognize an industry member who has demonstrated outstanding leadership and service to the California Almond industry.