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(May 22, 2020) – The Phase 1 Trade Agreement between China and the United States, established in January 2020, noted market access for several U.S. agricultural commodities, including pelletized and…
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(May 22, 2020) – Christi Heintz, director of Production Research and Environmental Affairs for the Almond Board of California (ABC) from 1996 to 2005, is being remembered by colleagues for her…
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(May 22, 2020) – Almond experts say there is only one proven way to know when hullsplit begins: inspect your trees from the top down, starting in the southwest corner of the canopy. The importance…
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Diversity of almond varieties needed for a diversity of uses Almonds have been a constant throughout human history. From the Bible’s Old Testament to our present era of emails, e-books and e-…
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MODESTO, Calif. – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) is predicting a record California almond crop for the third straight year. The USDA-NASS…
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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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(May 12, 2020) – Handlers, wouldn’t it be nice if each crop year, before harvest, you received information on how to comply with regulatory requirements around incoming inspections? For some of you…
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(May 8, 2020) – With the COVID-19 pandemic dominating the news, Americans have likely heard about scientific modeling and trend projections more in the past couple months than any other time in…
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(May 8, 2020) – Prunus Replant Disease (PRD) can occur after a mature almond orchard is pulled and new trees are planted in that same soil. Though relatively common in the Central Valley, the causes…
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(May 1, 2020) – The annual Almond Board of California (ABC) Board of Directors election is underway – in fact, you may have already received your ballot as they were mailed this week to over 5,800…