Proposals to fundamentally change grower requirements, such as reporting nitrogen applications on acreage in the East San Joaquin Irrigated Lands Regulatory Program, will be discussed at an upcoming public workshop.
Each year, California Almond Leadership Program participants select a topic or issue they would like to investigate that provides value or insight for the benefit of the California Almond industry.
The Almond Hullers and Processors Association (AHPA) has a new vision and a brand new identity that was unveiled in April at the AHPA annual convention.
Proposals to fundamentally change grower requirements, such as reporting nitrogen applications on acreage in the East San Joaquin Irrigated Lands Regulatory Program, will be discussed at two upcoming public workshops.
California almond growers who demonstrate outstanding stewardship and management of natural resources are eligible to be nominated for the California Leopold Conservation Award. Applications will be accepted through July 8, 2016.
The elected nominees for the 2016–17 Almond Board of California Board of Directors were seated at the April 12 board meeting. Members who have been re-elected to their position are marked with an asterisk, and members who are new to their specific position, but returning to service on the Board, are marked with the plus sign.
The Almond Board of California Board (ABC) of Directors, after reviewing programs and budget recommendations resulting from strategic planning over the past year, unanimously agreed in its April board meeting to recommend a budget for Crop Year 2016–17 to include an increase in the assessment from 3 cents per pound to 4 cents for a three-year period.
The Almond Board of California (ABC) constantly explores ways that it can help growers become more productive, efficient and sustainable1, while at the same time meeting regulatory requirements.
The number of media articles questioning almonds’ water efficiency has greatly decreased since the spikes of April through August of last year. This change didn’t happen by accident.
The Almond Conference, in its 44th year, will take place Dec. 6–8, 2016, at the Sacramento Convention Center. Registration for The Almond Conference is free and open to all almond industry professionals, starting June 1, 2016.

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