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.
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?
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.
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 .
Trade shows, specifically food expos, are important events for professionals involved in food science and technology. Many attendees return year after year because they know food expos are the best place to see and learn about the newest products, trends and technology as well as meet with the companies who provide...
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...
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...

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