If you missed the July 15 deadline to apply for financial assistance for improving the efficiency of your irrigation system, the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) has announced a new round of funding under the State Water Efficiency and Enhancement Program (SWEEP).
With the Almond Conference just over two months away, it is time to start thinking about the annual silent auction, which supports scholarships for California FFA students. Interested in supporting the future of the agriclture industry? Listen to an overview of the program, and then contact the Almond Board's Rebecca...
In July, industry members and Almond Board of California (ABC) staff visited Washington, D.C., for the Almond Board’s annual meetings to update government agencies and industry alliances on almond production and market development issues.
Almond growers are in the thick of harvest, but they shouldn’t neglect to take measures this year that can improve next year’s crop.
The Almond Board of California (ABC) is pleased to begin accepting applications for the annual Almond Achievement Award.
The Almond Board is looking for the California Almond industry’s best and brightest new members to apply for the 2015 Almond Leadership Program! This is an exciting opportunity for future industry leaders to gain a well-rounded education and explore the different facets of almond production, marketing and other issues...
During this week’s Almond Update, UC farm advisor, Franz Niederholzer, provides tips on how to salvage nuts should it rain at harvest. Staying current on the latest California Almonds news and tips is easy with the Almond Update every Thursday on AgNet West, sponsored by the Almond Board of California. Tune in to your...
Rancidity is one of the most pressing problems affecting processors, yet there is no completely objective chemical method for determining rancidity, according to Dr. Alyson Mitchell, professor of Food Chemistry, UC Davis.
Weed control for almond orchards in 2015 begins this fall with a scouting and monitoring program to assess not only what weeds are present after harvest, but also to compare those weed populations to years past, looking for trends.
In this water-short year, almond growers should remember to save enough water for late-season irrigation to avoid severe water stress during the period of fruit-bud differentiation from July through September.