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Almond Board of California Invests $4.8 Mln in ‘Next-Generation’ Farming Research

Almond Board of California Invests $4.8 Mln in ‘Next-Generation’ Farming Research

👤From a Press Release 🕔Dec 5, 2017

Almond Board of California (ABC) today announced an investment of $4.8 million in 64 independent, third-party research projects exploring next-generation farming practices. Additionally, ABC released the first annual Almond Sustainability Publication, entitled Growing Good, which highlights the California Almond community’s

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California Almonds: 2017 Crop Projected to Increase 5.1% Over Last Year

California Almonds: 2017 Crop Projected to Increase 5.1% Over Last Year

👤From the Almond Board of California 🕔Jul 7, 2017

This year’s California almond crop is forecasted to exceed 2 billion pounds, according to the California Almond Objective Measurement Report announced today by United States Department of Agriculture National Agricultural Statistics Service — Pacific Regional Office (NASS/PRO). Based on 1

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California Almonds: Strategic Deficit Irrigation – 1st Line of Defense Against Hull Rot

California Almonds: Strategic Deficit Irrigation – 1st Line of Defense Against Hull Rot

👤From the Almond Board of California 🕔Apr 19, 2017

Hull rot disease is caused by two pathogens that thrive on split hulls of well-watered and well-fertilized trees. The best defense against these pathogens is to cut back on irrigations and check that nitrogen rates do not exceed crop demand.

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California: Almond Leadership Program Starts 9th Year with 18 Members

California: Almond Leadership Program Starts 9th Year with 18 Members

👤From the Almond Board of California 🕔Mar 30, 2017

Almond Board of California (ABC) has unveiled its 2017 Almond Leadership Program class, a group of 18 future leaders representing nearly every aspect of the industry: growers, processors, suppliers, retailers and pest control advisers. Participants will spend the next year

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California Almonds: USDA Approves Increased Assessment Starting with 2016-17 Crop

California Almonds: USDA Approves Increased Assessment Starting with 2016-17 Crop

👤From Carissa Sauer, Almond Board of California 🕔Dec 27, 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 3-year period beginning with the

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California Almonds: ‘State of the Industry’ to Kick Off Annual Almond Conference

California Almonds: ‘State of the Industry’ to Kick Off Annual Almond Conference

👤From the Almond Board of California 🕔Nov 3, 2016

The State of the Industry session, slated for Tuesday, Dec. 6, at 4:00 p.m., serves as the official opening of the 44th annual Almond Conference. California Department of Food and Agriculture Secretary Karen Ross will share her observations concerning the

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California Almonds: NOW Control Workshop, Parlier, Nov. 14

California Almonds: NOW Control Workshop, Parlier, Nov. 14

👤From the Almond Board of California 🕔Nov 3, 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. These issues will be presented

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California Almond Conference Offers Bee Keeping to Marketing, Dec. 6-8

California Almond Conference Offers Bee Keeping to Marketing, Dec. 6-8

👤By Rebecca Bailey, Almond Board of California 🕔Oct 27, 2016

Every December, California Almond growers, handlers and allied industry members head to Sacramento for The Almond Conference, the only agricultural event in the country dedicated entirely to almonds. The three-day event features keynote speakers, technical experts and panelists from across

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California Almonds: Keeping the Dust in the Orchard, Pre-Harvest to Pick-Up – 3 Videos

California Almonds: Keeping the Dust in the Orchard, Pre-Harvest to Pick-Up – 3 Videos

👤From a Press Release 🕔Jul 29, 2016

Dust from almond harvest can escape the confines of the orchard, becoming a nuisance for neighbors and posing the risk of reduced visibility on area roads. Aiming to keep more of that dust inside the orchard can help improve Central

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California Almonds: Radio-Wave Pasteurization System Gains ABC Nod

California Almonds: Radio-Wave Pasteurization System Gains ABC Nod

👤From a Press Release 🕔Jul 20, 2016

APEX 85, a chemical-free system that uses radio waves to reduce the level of harmful pathogens from foods, has received the Almond Board of California’s Technical Expert Review Panel (TERP) certification for pasteurization. This certification validates the pasteurization processes for raw almonds

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