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(March 20, 2020) – Anyone familiar with the Almond Board of California’s (ABC) biomass program should be familiar with the name William (Bill) Orts. Since 2012, Orts has worked with the…
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(March 20, 2020) – In Tom Devol’s perspective, conversations with growers on whether they timed their first irrigation correctly often go something like this: “Why did you start irrigating?” he’ll…
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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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The Almond Board of California Board of Directors and Committee Chairs met this past January to conduct strategic planning for the California almond industry, as they have every two years since 2016…
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Avoid early or late applications (before bloom or after harvest) as trees aren’t taking up nitrogen during those times. (March 13, 2020) – Last week, in the first of two-part series, we explained…
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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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Almond Board Chair Holly King (front right) joined Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue (front left) and other agricultural leaders at the White House on May 23, 2019, to discuss details of the…
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Almond nutrient management expert Patrick Brown spoke at The Almond Conference 2019 about the importance of properly timing one's nitrogen applications, reminding growers that it does no good to…
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(February 28, 2020) - Government agencies recently announced two incentive funding opportunities for almond growers looking to bring innovation to their operation. CDFA: Healthy Soils Program (HSP…
Feb 27, 2020 // About the Almond Industry
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The University of California recommends that growers place egg traps in their orchards by March 15 and that there be at least one trap for every 10 acres, or a minimum of four traps per orchard…