California Almonds: 4 Goals to Improve Sustainability by 2025 Jan 21, 2020

🕔Jan 21, 2020
At The Almond Conference 2018, the California almond industry announced four ambitious goals with a seven-year target timeline to achieve each. The Almond Orchard 2025 Goals build off decades of […]

California Almond Community Announces 5-Point Pollinator Protection Plan Jan 15, 2020

🕔Jan 15, 2020
Preceding the start of the annual almond pollination season in February, the California almond community is launching a new five-point Pollinator Protection Plan. A collection of important initiatives aimed at […]

California Almonds: Shelling Continues So Crop May Exceed Projections Jan 13, 2020

Photo by Marc Suderman, Ultra Gro Plant Food, Madera, California.
🕔Jan 13, 2020
The Almond Board of California released the December 2019 position report Shipments were 205.9 million lbs. vs. 199.6 million lbs. in 2018 – a new record and an increase of  […]

California Almonds: Major Variety Swings – Winners and Losers Jan 13, 2020

🕔Jan 13, 2020
Here is a quick breakdown of varieties planted in California almond orchards compared to a year ago. So Far Vs. 1 year Ago % Change Nonpareil 1,002,190,943 866,368,395 +15.7% Independence […]

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

🕔Dec 10, 2019
The 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: Water Meters – Formatting the Data for Use Dec 9, 2019

🕔Dec 9, 2019
Water meters are a necessary tool to determine water applications to the orchard. Having access to this near-real-time data can provide insight into the irrigation practices by helping determine if […]

California Almonds: Pruning Wound Protection – Reducing Impact of Canker Diseases Dec 5, 2019

🕔Dec 5, 2019
As we approach winter in the Sacramento Valley and almond trees enter dormancy, pruning becomes a top priority for many growers. Whether it’s pruning for scaffold selection or to remove […]

California Tree Crops: Postharvest Irrigation in a Dry Autumn? Nov 25, 2019

🕔Nov 25, 2019
Almond, prune, and walnut harvests are behind us, what postharvest irrigation(s) have you put on your orchard? Rainfall has been absent in October and November (as of this writing). Despite […]

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

🕔Nov 25, 2019
The 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 Almonds: Tree Loss Value Calculator Nov 7, 2019

🕔Nov 7, 2019
Unexpected tree loss happens. Whether it involves flooding of a field by a broken pipe, an inattentive driver, a natural disaster or some other circumstance, tree loss can occur within […]

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