Pest management applications are only as effective as the technique used to deliver them.
Almond growers should be aware that groundwater basins and subbasins targeted for management by Groundwater Sustainability Plans (GSPs) under the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA) are located throughout the state’s almond growing regions.
It’s a dusty time of year. Drought, wildfires and harvest activities all contribute to particulate matter in the air.
In July, several industry members and Almond Board of California (ABC) staff visited Washington, D.C., to participate in the U.S. Agricultural Export Development Council (USAEDC) conference, and to update government agencies and industry alliances on almond production and market development issues.
Almond Board of California’s ongoing delivery of positive messages about the industry to key audiences and consumers continued with the recent announcement of the Almond Board–funded UC Davis Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) study outcomes, and advertising to set the record straight on water use.
Every year since 2011, the Almond Achievement Award has honored an industry or allied-industry member who has added value to the California Almond industry through long-term service, contributions or innovations.
The San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District (SJVAPCD) has issued an advisory regarding dust control under Rule 4550, Conservation Management Practices (CMPs).
With harvest season upon us, conversations around visible dust are occurring. You know that dust is a reality, but it doesn’t have to be a headache.
Signed into law last year, the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA) represents a fundamental change in how California will manage its groundwater supply.
No one would be disappointed if much-needed rain arrived during almond harvest, but the moisture could play havoc with the crop.

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