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 Achievement Award was established in 2011 to recognize an industry member who has demonstrated outstanding leadership and service to the California Almond industry.
A number of recent regulatory actions may place additional restrictions on the use of chlorpyrifos in almonds in the near future.
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...
On Oct. 16 Fresno State Center for Irrigation Technology is offering a seminar on measuring crop water stress in almonds.
After a lengthly comment period, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released its proposed changes to the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). In this week's Almond Update Almond Board Director of Quality Assurance and Industry Services, Tim Birmingham, shares what these proposed changes mean for California Almond growers.
If you missed the July 15 deadline to apply for financial assistance for improving the efficiency of your irrigation system, the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) has announced a new round of funding under the State Water Efficiency and Enhancement Program (SWEEP).
Three new literature pieces developed by the Almond Board of California will be made available for the first time at the CAPCA conference Oct. 19–21 at the Disneyland Hotel in Anaheim.
With the Almond Conference just over two months away, it is time to start thinking about the annual silent auction, which supports scholarships for California FFA students. Interested in supporting the future of the agriclture industry? Listen to an overview of the program, and then contact the Almond Board's Rebecca...

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