Preparing Your Orchard for Honey Bee Arrival

Outlook - Dec. 16, 2016

With bloom quickly approaching, communication with your beekeeper will become increasingly important, especially when preparing your orchard for the arrival of hives.
Bee-Friendly Farming Earns Almond Grower National Award

Outlook - Dec. 16, 2016

Sran Family Orchards plants cover crops with seeds from Project Apis m. Seeds for Bees program, like the clover mix pictured here. Photos
Almond Mapping Reveals Greater Accuracy and Understanding of Almond Acreage

Outlook - Dec. 13, 2016

A comprehensive living map of California Almonds that draws upon multiple sources of information to provide an orchard-by-orchard view of the industry is now available at
Winter Sanitation Essential to Food Safety

Outlook - Nov. 22, 2016

Of the many postharvest food safety programs developed by Almond Board of California (ABC) and implemented by almond processors, just as important is orchard winter sanitation carried out by almond growers.
Focus on Winter Sanitation

Outlook - Nov. 22, 2016

With winter right around the corner, it is important to take the time to reduce overwintering populations of navel orangeworm (NOW).
Meeting: Using Navel Orangeworm Pheromone Traps

Outlook - Oct. 27, 2016

With the growing use of sticky traps baited with navel orangeworm (NOW) pheromones comes the need to understand just how to use the data collected from these traps in planning management programs, including mating disruption.
With Equipment Options, Whole-Orchard Recycling More Feasible

Outlook - Oct. 27, 2016

At a demonstration in Manteca, farm advisor and researcher Dr.
Biomass ? Burden or Bounty?

Outlook - Oct. 13, 2016

Almond shells can be processed to become an ingredient in such diverse products as flower pots and tires.The California Almond industry is
Seeds for Bees

Outlook - Aug. 31, 2016

This year Project Apis m. is offering three seed mixes: PAm Mustard Mix, PAm Clover Mix, and Vetch. However, some minor adjustments have been made to the ratios and species of the mixes.  
Forage Your Way to Better Bee Health

Outlook - Aug. 15, 2016

With almond harvest nearing completion and orchards transitioning into dormancy, the focus becomes next year?s growing season. Now is the time to consider planting cover crops in or near your orchards. Planting early is very important, and proper planning is needed to get the best stand possible.