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The Almond Board Conference

Now in its 46th year and as the largest event for almond industry professionals in the world, The Almond Conference is a one-of-a-kind opportunity to connect with the people, the science, the products, and the trends at the forefront of the global almond community.

Almond Board on International Trade War Impact

The California almond industry relies heavily on exports, and with a crop that continues to grow in volume every year, expanding those markets in the future will be critical. On the contrary, with the lack of resolution to the current international trade disputations, and now almond harvest well underway, the industry is naturally very concerned about how these issues will …

Almond Objective Forecast Shared at Hilltop Ranch Luncheon

The California Almond Objective Forecast for the 2018 crop year was released just after the Fourth of July at 2.45 billion pounds. Growers listened in on the broadcasted announcement as they enjoyed a nice lunch at Hilltop Ranch in Ballico, CA. Watch this brief interview with the Long family at Hilltop Ranch and read more about it in Pacific Nut …

Almond Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training Course

WHO SHOULD ATTEND? Almond growers or farm-type operations (huller/shellers)… even if you will be utilizing the grower exemption. The course will provide a foundation of Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) and co-management information, FSMA Produce Safety Rule requirements, and details on how to develop a farm food safety plan, specific to almonds. After attending the entire course, participants will be eligible …

USDA Estimates Record-Breaking 2018 Almond Crop

Forecast estimated at 2.45 billion pounds for the 2018 California almond crop MODESTO, Calif. – Despite 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 to the 2018 Almond Objective Measurement Report. This confirms earlier predictions from the 2018 Almond …

Almond Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training, Madera

WHO SHOULD ATTEND? Almond growers or farm-type operations (huller/shellers)… even if you will be utilizing the grower exemption. The course will provide a foundation of Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) and co-management information, FSMA Produce Safety Rule requirements, and details on how to develop a farm food safety plan, specific to almonds. After attending the entire course, participants will be eligible …

Record-Breaking Almond Crop Predicted for 2018

In 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 NASS 2018 Almond Subjective Forecast issued today, California almond orchards are expected to produce 2.30 billion pounds of nuts this year, up 1.3% from last year’s 2.27 billion-pound crop.[1] “Almond …

Navigating the Waters Event: Helping Almond Growers Make Informed Decisions

Water use in the Central Valley continues to be a prominent and complex issue impacting your business. To help you make informed decisions, this event will feature leading experts on critical issues facing California agriculture, including the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA), groundwater recharge and other issues affecting storage and management of surface water. To RSVP, contact Rebecca Bailey at rbailey@almondboard.com or …

AF36, a New Tool for Controlling Aflatoxin Levels in Nut Crops

Special thanks to Duarte Nursery for sponsoring this video. Please thank & tell them you saw this video! At the recent Almond Board Conference in Sacramento, Bob Curtis shared a new tool growers have to control Aflatoxin levels in nut crops, other than just effective Navel Orangeworm management. Known as AF36, watch this brief interview with Bob, and read more …

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