Learn and Earn at Southern San Joaquin Valley Almond Symposium

Outlook - May. 21, 2014

The annual Southern San Joaquin Valley Almond Symposium will be held this year on May 29 at the Kerman Community Center. Program begins at 7:30 a.m. and ends at 12:30 p.m.; lunch is included in the $10 registration fee (before May 23).
Weekly Almond Update for News on the Go

Outlook - May. 01, 2014

Is a monthly print edition in Pacific Nut Producer or bi-weekly e-news in your inbox not timely enough for you?
Almond Acreage Up Again

Outlook - May. 01, 2014

Exhibit Space Now Available for The Almond Conference

Outlook - May. 01, 2014

Along with the success of the California Almond industry, The Almond Conference is growing, too. Records are broken each year for grower attendance and exhibitors at the concurrent trade show, this year to be held Dec. 9–11 in Sacramento.
Plan Early for Almond Conference Accommodations

Outlook - May. 01, 2014

Hotel rooms are now available for the 42nd annual Almond Conference, Dec. 9–11 in Sacramento. The single or double rooms can be reserved at the special Conference rate of $129 plus tax.
Varroa Mite Top Research Priority at Almond Board

Outlook - May. 01, 2014

The Almond Board?s Gabriele Ludwig and Bob Curtis attended a national summit on the Varroa mite in February that assembled leading researchers and experts on Varroa mite and honey bee health.
EPA Proposes New Worker Protection Standards

Outlook - May. 01, 2014

The U.S. EPA announced in February proposed revisions to its Worker Protection Standards that would include, among other proposals, additional signage and training requirements and ?no-entry? buffer zones around pesticide-treated fields.
Drought: State Financial Aid Available

Outlook - May. 01, 2014

In March, Governor Jerry Brown signed into law a $687 million plan to assist drought-stricken communities throughout California.
Congress Considers Legislation in Response to Drought

Outlook - May. 01, 2014

Several bills have been introduced in the House and Senate to address the ongoing California drought. California Senators Dianne Feinstein and Barbara Boxer introduced a bill in February that
Using CIMIS Data to Calculate ETc in the Orchard

Outlook - May. 01, 2014

The first report of the California Almond Sustainability Program, released in 2013, shows that while the vast majority of almond growers employ technology and practices to significantly improve irrigation efficiency, fewer than half are using crop evapotranspiration (ETc) as a calculation for scheduling irrigations.