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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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The Almond Board of California (ABC), as part of the California almond industry’s Almond Orchard 2025 Goals, is determined to find higher-value uses for almond coproducts – the hulls, shells and…
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The idea of planting cover crops in or around an orchard can raise eyebrows among California almond growers because of certain unknowns about the practice and/or perceptions around how cover crops…
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June 21, 2019 - Have a conversation with grower and handler Ron Fisher about his values related to the almond business and you’ll notice a consistent theme: efficiency. The philosophy is one he’s…
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Quick: Thirty officials from the CalEPA, the Department of Pesticide Regulation, Department of Conservation and other California agencies show up at your orchard on a Friday morning. What do you do…
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For years, people have enjoyed almonds in various forms, from almond flour to almond butter to almonds as an ingredient in yogurt. Today, a new use for almonds continues to grow in popularity: almond…
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One groundwater recharge option involves using existing flood irrigation systems in the winter dormant season when there is excess available water that can percolate down and replenish the aquifer…
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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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ABC’s revised Honey Bee Best Management Practices (BMPs) include steps you should take to protect honey bee health if a pesticide application is necessary during bloom. Bloom and bees. The…
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How In-Orchard Decisions Can Make a Worldwide Impact Around the world, there is growing momentum around finding ways to reduce, capture and remove carbon from the atmosphere. But, did you know a key…