From USDA economists to consumer media and health professionals, groups of specialists with influence on almond production and consumer demand will be gaining insight into the California Almond industry through upcoming tours hosted by the Almond Board of California (ABC).
The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in California provides funding for a voluntary conservation program popular with almond growers, the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP).
Over the next few weeks, Almond Board of California (ABC) will be conducting both telephone and email surveys of almond growers to discover the latest industry and production trends.
The Almond Conference, in its 43rd year, will take place Dec. 8–10, 2015, at the Sacramento Convention Center.
On June 25, the Almond Leadership class had the unique experience of visiting one of Syngenta’s top research facilities, located in Woodland.
Given almond industry growth and limited soil moisture due to the ongoing drought, harvest activities are likely to kick up more dust than usual.
Harvest is upon us and that means it is time to think about stockpiling almonds.
With harvest right around the corner, it's time to start taking steps to get orchards ready for this busy time.
This year’s Almond Quality and Food Safety Symposium began with a new twist to the program: the first talk of the day was given by Richard Waycott, president and CEO of the Almond Board of California (ABC).
Monitoring for moisture in the soil and stress levels in the leaves can help almond growers determine the proper interval and duration of water applications for more efficient irrigation in variable environments.

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