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Glyphosate — better known to many by its trade name, Roundup — is the most widely used herbicide on the planet, responsible for 20% of annual global herbicide use.1 For almond growers, weed…
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Collaboration between different California agricultural commodities tends to happen organically, on a both a farmer-to-farmer and commodity-to-commodity level. However, all too often perpetual…
May 16, 2019 // Government Affairs
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Are you looking for better integrated pest management practices to implement in your orchard? Have you had a successful cover crop experience and want to take your cover crop game to the next level?…
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Gabriele Ludwig, Director for Sustainability and Environmental Affairs at the Almond Board of California (ABC), recently attended a meeting where State Water Resources Control Board (Water Board)…
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Each fall, Almond Board of California (ABC) staff participate in the United Fresh Produce Association’s Washington Conference. The conference includes educational sessions on issues such as safety,…
Oct 12, 2018 // Government Affairs
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On Friday, July 6, 2018, the California State Water Board (SWB) released the third and final draft of the Bay-Delta Water Quality Control Plan’s Phase 1 update for the Lower San Joaquin River and…
Jul 16, 2018 // Government Affairs
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During the first week of June, Almond Board of California (ABC) staff and industry members traveled to Washington, D.C., as part of an annual almond industry delegation. The trip provides an…
Jul 13, 2018 // Government Affairs
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From the private sector to state and federal entities, the Almond Board of California is actively sharing the industry’s long-standing commitment to honey bee health with those in the private sector…
May 15, 2018 // Government Affairs
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Sweeping changes in Central Valley water quality regulations are scheduled for adoption in May — part of a long-term plan to assure safe drinking water for the Valley’s residents, while protecting…
May 14, 2018 // Government Affairs
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Beth Van Meter, senior specialist, Global Technical and Regulatory Affairs, distributes almond snack packs and educational materials to visitors at the Almond Board booth during Ag Day at the…