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6/10/20 update: The protocol is in place, and APHIS has submitted to GACC the first group of facilities that have been certified to export. This list will be published on the GACC website.…
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(May 12, 2020) – In an average year, Julie Adams racks up 100,000 miles or more flying all around the world on behalf of the California almond industry. But as the past few months have shown, 2020 is…
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This article is part two in a series on the Almond Board of California’s various department teams that aims to demonstrate how each team supports growers and the broader California almond industry…
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(March 27, 2020) – This February, Almond Board of California (ABC) staff made their annual trek to India and Dubai for two events that continue to be enormously successful in strengthening key…
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Over 150 attendees participated in the Agricultural Transportation Coalition’s meetings in Fresno and Sacramento this past February. (March 12, 2020) – The Agricultural Transportation Coalition’s…
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(Jan. 24, 2020) – It’s no secret that today’s export markets for California almonds are experiencing a most challenging time due to the current trade environment.  “Despite the…
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One of the strongest ways growers can influence decisions in Sacramento and Washington D.C. is through direct engagement, according to leaders representing the California almond industry’s advocacy…
Jan 09, 2020 // Government Affairs
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Kamyar Guivetchi said the Department of Water Resources' Flood Managed Aquifer Recharge program is looking at strategies to capture, move and store water during infrequent periods of excess rainfall…
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Retaliatory tariffs have taken a toll on important international markets for almonds, so in 2018 USDA launched several trade mitigation programs to help farmers caught in the crossroads of the trade…
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In July, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced details for the 2019 Market Facilitation Program (MFP) package to assist farmers in response to trade damage from retaliatory tariffs.…
Dec 03, 2019 // Government Affairs