In a drought year, it is important for growers to monitor the salinity of their water if relying on ground or canal water for irrigation.
If you are a PCA, private applicator or a certified crop adviser, come to The Almond Conference Dec. 9–11 to take advantage of the various CEUs available through the Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) and the Certified Crop Adviser program. A total of 7.5 DPR units are available, and 26 CCA units. These break...
The Almond Board has invested $1.6 million since 1995 on research related to honey bee health on subjects such as Varroa mite and other honey bee pest and disease issues, nutrition, the impact of pesticides and for technical assistance to beekeepers through tech transfer teams.
The premise of the recently launched Good Neighbor community outreach effort is simple: No one tells the story of California Almonds better than those who work every day growing and processing almonds.
California’s ongoing drought has sharpened media focus on water usage by almond growers. Unfortunately, some articles have reported some facts inaccurately and have left an incorrect impression about almond growers and their use of water.
The Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR), responding to mandates to reduce volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions from non-fumigant pesticides in the San Joaquin Valley, is limiting the use of four pesticides, including three compounds commonly used on almonds and six other crops, during the next two years.
As almond growers make plans for tree removals and soil fumigation, it is important to be aware of the current state of availability and restrictions for soil fumigants.
The Almond Achievement Award was established in 2011 to recognize an industry member who has demonstrated outstanding leadership and service to the California Almond industry.
The 2014 Almond Conference is your one-stop shop for all things almond.
On Oct. 16 Fresno State Center for Irrigation Technology is offering a seminar on measuring crop water stress in almonds.