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.
When making irrigation decisions this spring, it's important to remember that choices made this year will come into play in the years to come.
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.
Among food products made with almonds, the bar category is growing rapidly, with room for even more innovation.
UC plant pathologist Dr. Jim Adaskaveg, in a presentation at The 2014 Almond Conference IPM session, gave an update on monitoring and managing key almond diseases, emphasizing disease monitoring and risk assessment for effective and economic management.
In February, the Almond Board’s Global Technical and Regulatory Affairs (GTRA) program cohosted the Agriculture Transportation Coalition’s Shipper Workshops in Fresno and Sacramento.
San Joaquin Valley growers planning to apply products containing chlorpyrifos, abamectin and oxyfluorfen between May and October are limited to the use of low-VOC (volatile organic compound) formulations under mandates recently passed by the Department of Pesticide Regulation.
Undoubtedly, you have all faced some challenges lately, not the least of which is the West Coast ports situation.
Almond bloom is a favorite time of year for many almond-growing families, as the almond tree buds burst into beautiful light-pink and white blooms in preparation for pollination. It’s also a great time to capture media interest in this beauty and explain the pollination process. Between February and March, Almond...