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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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
The Almond Board of California (ABC) has announced its 44 th annual Almond Conference, which will be held Dec. 6–8 at the Sacramento Convention Center. The Conference is the only agricultural event dedicated entirely to almonds. Preregistration is free and
This year’s California almond crop is forecasted to exceed 2 billion meat pounds for the first time since 2013, according to the California Almond Objective Measurement Report announced today by Almond Board of California (ABC). Based on 900 thousand bearing acres, the