Two workshops will be held in Modesto and Fresno that will give almond growers an opportunity to learn about tools and techniques to increase irrigation efficiency through Almond Board of California’s (ABC’s) Irrigation Continuum, and to improve the accuracy of nitrogen applications through the use of an online budgeting tool.
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Outlook — Feb. 13, 2017
Outlook — Dec. 14, 2016
With the arrival of colonies beginning in January, almond growers have an opportunity to refresh their knowledge of honey bee best management practices to maintain the health and safety of pollinators while in their orchards.
Outlook — Sep. 12, 2016
A survey of California farm and ranch owners, managers and operators is being conducted to determine their level of participation in sustainability practices and views on conservation initiatives.
Outlook — Jul. 29, 2016
A delegation from the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) recently traveled to Israel to gain firsthand knowledge of the country’s advanced irrigation and planting strategies and technologies. Two almond industry members joined the group: Almond Board of California (ABC) Director of Agricultural Affairs Bob Curtis and almond grower Don Cameron of Terranova Ranch, Inc.
Outlook — Jul. 14, 2016
The changing markets for almond byproducts have led the Almond Board of California (ABC) to step up its research into alternatives to managing orchard removal biomass as well as hulls and shells.
Outlook — Jun. 27, 2016
Come see new harvest equipment demonstrated in an orchard near you at the third and final event of the Almond Board of California educational sustainability1 workshop series. The two in-orchard workshops will take place July 7 in Fresno and July 8 in Arbuckle.
Outlook — May. 25, 2016
The site of the Almond Board’s 13th annual Environmental Stewardship Tour in May was a four-generation vertical farming operation where tradition and innovation intersect.
Outlook — May. 25, 2016
To help almond growers determine optimum irrigation schedules using the best technology available, the Almond Board of California (ABC) has created the Almond Irrigation Improvement Continuum.
Outlook — May. 13, 2016
Almond Board of California’s (ABC’s) theme for Earth Day this year was Trees for the Earth, an ideal platform to highlight how almond trees are an important part of achieving a cleaner, healthier and more sustainable1 planet because they help combat climate change and clean the air, which helps local communities.
Outlook — Apr. 28, 2016
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.
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