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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 …

Bees and Almonds: A Mutually Beneficial Relationship – From the Almond Board of California

Modesto, Calif., (February 8, 2018) – Almonds depend on bees and bees depend on almonds. In fact, the link between bees and almonds is so important that the relationships between almond growers and their beekeepers often go back years or even generations. Between February and March each year, almond tree buds burst into beautiful light pink and white blooms in …

State of the California Almond Industry Report

If you missed the State of the State of the Industry presentation at the annual Almond Conference, watch this brief interview with Richard Waycott and Mike Mason from the Almond Board who shared their outlook of the future of the California almond industry.  Read more in Pacific Nut Producer Magazine. Don’t currently receive it? Subscribe for free HERE today!

Almond Board Conference Wrap up with Richard Waycott

Almond Board Conference Wrap up with Richard Waycott

The 45th annual Almond Board Conference brought thousands of almond growers and industry members together at the Sacramento Convention Center for another great event featuring the latest production and market research funded by the industry through the Almond Board of California. Watch this brief video for Richard Waycott’s final remarks at the conclusion of the three day event as growers …

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