California: Almond Board Fueling ‘Farm of the Future’ with $5.9Mln Investment Dec 10, 2019

🕔Dec 10, 2019The Almond Board of California (ABC) today announced an investment of $5.9 million dollars in 85 independent research projects exploring next-generation farming practices. With this commitment, the California almond community […]

California Almonds: Oversupply Risk Tied to Shifts in Weather, Acreage Nov 25, 2019

🕔Nov 25, 2019The almond industry has enjoyed over 20 years of robust growth and generally favorable economic returns. Yet, over the past five years weather-related challenges such as frosts and droughts have […]

California: Almond Production Short Course, Visalia, Nov. 5–7 Oct 14, 2019

🕔Oct 14, 2019UC Agriculture and Natural Resources will host the UC Almond Short Course Nov. 5-7, 2019, at the Visalia Convention Center. UC faculty, UC Cooperative Extension specialists and farm advisors and USDA researchers will provide […]

California Almond: USDA Forecasts 2019 Crop Down 3.5% Jul 3, 2019

🕔Jul 3, 2019The California Almond Objective Measurement Report, published today by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service – Pacific Regional Office (NASS/PRO), estimates that the 2019 crop will […]

California Almonds: Another Record-Breaking Crop Predicted May 10, 2019

🕔May 10, 2019For the second year in a row, the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) is predicting a record California almond crop for the upcoming production year. According to the NASS […]

Tree Nuts: China Imports Down – Almonds 15%; Walnuts 17% Oct 26, 2018

🕔Oct 26, 2018Global almond production for 2018/19 is forecast 7 percent higher to a record 1.4 million metric tons (tons) shelled basis, driven primarily by record output in both the United States […]

California Almonds: USDA Estimates Record-Breaking 2018 Crop Jul 5, 2018

🕔Jul 5, 2018Despite concerns earlier in the year about freezing weather during almond bloom, careful management by California farmers and newer orchards coming into production have resulted in a record-breaking crop according […]

California Almonds: Orchard Management Checklist – June-Aug. Jun 14, 2018

🕔Jun 14, 2018JUNE Evaluate Navel Orangeworm and Peach Twig Borer populations. If the next generations come prior to hullsplit they will go back to mummy nuts and shoots respectively. Generations can be […]

California Almonds: A Much Bigger Crop Expected, Despite Freeze Damage – USDA May 10, 2018

🕔May 10, 2018In spite of concerns about freezing weather during almond bloom, the U.S. Department of Agriculture National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) is predicting a record crop in 2018. According to the […]

California Almonds: 2018 Frost Event – What Was Learned May 1, 2018

🕔May 1, 2018Almond frost damage begins when temperatures in orchards drop below approximately 28 °F, but the exact temperature depends on variety. There are a few but important practices to mitigate frost […]

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