2016 Almond Achievement Award Winner: Dave Phippen

The Handle - Jan. 09, 2017

2016 Almond Achievement Award winner, Dave Phippen.
Everything Almond Is in the Almanac

The Handle - Jan. 09, 2017

Looking for up-to-date facts, figures, history and all things almond? You?ll find it in the Almond Almanac, a year-end annual report that provides a comprehensive look at the California Almond industry.
Deadline Approaching: Three Reasons to Join the Board of Directors

The Handle - Nov. 29, 2016

Basic duties of the Almond Board of California (ABC) involve a handful of meetings a year and exchanges via phone and email. And for many Board members, it provides just the right amount of activity to feel involved and relevant, deepen friendships and broaden networks. But perhaps the top reasons are:
FFA Auction Opportunities Grow with Leadership Support

The Handle - Aug. 10, 2016

With The Almond Conference four months away, it is time to start thinking about the silent auction.
Call for Almond Conference Presentation Proposals

The Handle - Jul. 11, 2016

For the first time, potential speakers may submit proposals to present at The Almond Conference in December on selected topics. Proposals will be considered on the following topics:
Almond Board Wins Public Relations Award

The Handle - Jul. 11, 2016

One year ago, as talk of California?s drought increased, the almond industry faced questions from the media concerning its use of water.
Eighteenth Annual Food Quality and Safety Symposium Will Feature Processor, Grower Preparation for FSMA

The Handle - May. 09, 2016

The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) will take center stage at this year?s Food Quality and Safety Symposium, with compliance dates coming soon for some handlers.
Do Your Growers Know Lolium from Leptochloa?

The Handle - May. 09, 2016

Let your growers know about the Weed ID and Management for Almond Growers workshops, coming up May 10, 11 and 12. These workshops will increase growers? ability to identify weeds and manage them, including weeds with resistance issues. Monitoring weed pressure and keeping records ?
CASP Series 2 Workshops to Take Place May 10?12

The Handle - Apr. 07, 2016

Conducted in partnership with University of California weed specialists and staff, these in-the-field workshops present a unique opportunity for your growers and their PCAs to refine their weed identification skills, match the latest management strategies and tactics with species present and resistance concerns, and
Almond Leadership: Meet the Class of 2016

The Handle - Feb. 09, 2016

Fresh and eager to begin their year-long experience, 21 participants in the Almond Board of California?s (ABC?s) Almond Leadership program met