As we enter the month of May, it’s time to start thinking about mites in the orchard.
If you're planning on using pyrethroids during your May sprays this year, you might want to think twice.
Each year, Almond Leadership participants select a topic or issue they would like to investigate that provides value or insight for the benefit of the California Almond industry.
Balanced stories about California Almonds and the drought now appear more consistently in news coverage. The Almond Board of California (ABC) continues to see negative views and misinformation daily, but the influence and reach of the balanced publications is now approximately matching that of the negative.
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 17th annual Food Quality and Safety Symposium, to be held at the DoubleTree Hotel in Modesto on June 4, will help you be better prepared for new requirements under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) proposed rules, which are expected to become final in August.
The Global Technical and Regulatory Affairs staff has created several fact sheets about the California Almond industry that give almond growers, processors and other supporters the tools to speak both factually and contextually about some important issues facing the industry, as well as California in general.
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.
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.
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.

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