The University of California Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources (ANR) has filled several Cooperative Extension (UCCE) positions vital to research and outreach in the areas of almond production and integrated pest management.
The importance of pollinator health has reached the White House. Recognizing the threats to pollinator health and their potential impact on the national economy, President Obama has expanded federal efforts to reverse losses of pollinators, including honey bees and monarch butterflies.
Two new literature pieces, Stockpile Management Best Practices for Almond Growers and Stockpile Management Best Practices for Almond Processors, are now available online from the Almond Board of California.
This week, Almond Board of California CEO, Richard Waycott, discusses the rising popularity of California Almonds, and USDA statistics that point to almonds being America's favorite nut.
Governor Jerry Brown signed legislation to put a comprehensive $7.5 billion water bond before voters in November. The bipartisan legislation, AB 1471 by Assemblyman Anthony Rendon (D–Lakewood), passed the Senate 37–0 and the Assembly 77–2.
Remember that trip to Mexico you bid on at The Almond Conference Silent Auction in December?
In mid-August, the Almond Board of California (ABC) launched new websites for California Almond growers at www.Almonds.com/Growers and processors at www.Almonds.com/Processors .
Since 1995, the Almond Board of California (ABC) has invested more than $15 million in sound science to better understand the human health effects of almonds and to correct misinformation that existed in the public arena. Almonds had long been defined by their total fat content of 50+%; however, it has become widely...
Six new almond-related research studies were presented in late April in San Diego at the American Society of Nutrition’s (ASN’s) Scientific Sessions and Annual Meeting, held in conjunction with Experimental Biology 2014 (EB). Experimental Biology annually convenes scientists and researchers in the fields of anatomy,...
Almond growers with orchard blocks that suffer loss or damage in excess of 15% as a result of a natural disaster, such as a drought, are eligible for financial assistance under the 2014 Farm Bill Tree Assistance Program (TAP). Nursery trees are also eligible. The 2014 Farm Bill makes TAP a permanent disaster program...

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