USDA Implements Recommendation for a Three-Year Assessment Increase

Outlook - Dec. 21, 2016

On Dec. 20, the USDA published the Final Rule to implement the recommendation by Almond Board of California (ABC) to increase the assessment from 3 cents per pound to 4 cents per pound for a three-year period beginning with the current 2016?17 almond crop.
Legislative, Regulatory Issues Addressed on Behalf of Almond Industry

Outlook - Dec. 19, 2016

The Almond Alliance of California (AAC) has issued its 2016 Advocacy Report summarizing the many legislative and regulatory issues that the AAC is engaged with in Sacramento and Washington, D.C.
New Advertising Targets Women in France

Outlook - Dec. 19, 2016

To kick off the New Year, a new advertising campaign will launch in France targeting the French female consumer.
Leveraging Industry Dollars is Essential for Almond Exports

Outlook - Dec. 16, 2016

Through the Market Access Program, Almond Board has leveraged grower dollars in building consumer awareness, addressing market access issues, and
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.
Know Your ABCs: How Almond Board of California Began

Outlook - Dec. 16, 2016

More than six decades ago, in 1950 to be exact, the California Almond industry recognized that its constituents would be
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
Series of In-the-Orchard Sustainability Workshops Begins with Bee Health and Pollination

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. Growers can attend the Bee Health and Pollination workshop in one of three locations: Jan.
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 Almonds.com/Maps.
Research and Innovation: The Keys to Continuing Success for Almonds

Outlook - Dec. 13, 2016

The future of the California Almond industry is secure, and it only takes a quick look at the past to understand why.