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Growers who would like to participate in the Seeds for Bees program have until Nov. 1, 2019 to submit their applications. Almond bloom is the peak season for cover crops to also blossom, as they…
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It’s a vexing question for the 100 or so almond handlers in California: What are your options if a shipment is rejected in another country, say Japan or someplace in Europe? In the case of Japan,…
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In the battle to secure fair access to global markets for California almonds, staff at the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) are essential allies. Keeping channels of communication open with…
Aug 21, 2019 // Government Affairs
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As in other markets, the United Kingdom maintains a national database to determine the nutrient composition of common foods. Managed by the government body Public Health England, McCance and…
Aug 12, 2019 // Government Affairs
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Last Thursday, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced details of USDA’s $16 billion package aimed at supporting American agricultural producers. The package includes the Agricultural…
Aug 01, 2019 // Government Affairs
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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