Data on almond growers’ irrigation practices gleaned from the California Almond Sustainability1 Program’s (CASP) 2014 Almond Sustainability Report have helped shape the almond industry’s response to questions about almond water use during this drought year.
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Outlook — Nov. 17, 2014
Outlook — Oct. 17, 2014
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.
Outlook — Apr. 1, 2014
The Almond Sustainability Report released at last year’s Almond Conference reveals that nutrient and irrigation management efficiencies have a significant impact on air quality and energy in addition to nutrient management and water quality and supply.
Outlook — Mar. 3, 2014
The Almond Board of California will be hosting a workshop with Dellavalle Laboratory on Wednesday, Mar. 5, in Fresno to offer growers an opportunity to learn about leaf sampling and irrigation monitoring techniques as well as to participate in the California Almond Sustainability Program (CASP).
Outlook — Mar. 3, 2014
The California Almond Sustainability Program (CASP) is now entering its sixth year, and information gathered thus far confirms what many in our industry have been saying: Almond growers are excellent stewards of the resources needed to produce their crops.
Outlook — Mar. 1, 2014
The California Almond Sustainability Program (CASP) is now entering its sixth year, and information gathered thus far confirms what many in our industry have been saying: Almond growers are excellent stewards of the resources needed to produce their crops. The collective data has been used to create the first — or...
Outlook — Feb. 17, 2014
Since 2009, more than 1,000 California Almond growers have participated in the California Almond Sustainability Program (CASP) by attending a grower workshop. At these workshops, hosted throughout the Central Valley, growers come to learn about CASP and voluntarily fill out some self-assessments before eating lunch...
Outlook — Feb. 3, 2014
When it comes to California water policy, “the impulse in the state of California has been to throw money at water, hoping or wishing that something miraculous will occur, thus solving our current and future dilemmas related to supply,” said Phil Isenberg in a keynote speech on water policy delivered at The Almond...
Outlook — Jan. 15, 2014
With the new year comes a brand-new season for the California Almond Sustainability Program (CASP)! Participating is now easier than ever with the new sustainability website, www.sustainablealmondgrowing.org . If you’re new to the program, you can start fresh and complete a self-assessment of one or more of your...
Outlook — Dec. 2, 2013
After four years of almond grower participation in the California Almond Sustainability Program (CASP) , the first report is being released at The 2013 Almond Conference. The Almond Sustainability Report not only provides a summary of all self-assessment data to date, but also analyzes the grower practices that have...
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