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From the private sector to state and federal entities, the Almond Board of California is actively sharing the industry’s long-standing commitment to honey bee health with those in the private sector…
May 15, 2018 // Government Affairs
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Sweeping changes in Central Valley water quality regulations are scheduled for adoption in May — part of a long-term plan to assure safe drinking water for the Valley’s residents, while protecting…
May 14, 2018 // Government Affairs
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Beth Van Meter, senior specialist, Global Technical and Regulatory Affairs, distributes almond snack packs and educational materials to visitors at the Almond Board booth during Ag Day at the…
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During the week of Feb. 26, Almond Board of California (ABC) hosted a group of European Port Authorities for a Pre-Export Checks (PEC) seminar. The authorities came from the European Commission,…
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Sonny Perdue gets hands-on while touring Giacomazzi Almond Orchards in Hanford, California It’s true that he travels in presidential style, with motorcade and bodyguards. But when the U.S. Secretary…
Mar 14, 2018 // Government Affairs
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California water authorities in February adopted stricter requirements for growers, a move signaling increasing emphasis on protecting drinking water sources from nitrate impacts.  Adopted by…
Mar 14, 2018 // Government Affairs
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The House Agriculture Committee has launched an online resource to provide updates to growers, handlers and other industry members on the 2018 Farm Bill. Every five years, the U.S. Congress…
Jan 10, 2018 // Government Affairs
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To aid in opening and maintaining global markets, Almond Board of California (ABC) often hosts delegations from overseas. Visits provide an overview of the California Almond industry and often…
Nov 09, 2017 // Government Affairs
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Applications are now available for a state cost-share program offering investments in healthy soils and ecosystems. Almond growers who apply for these funds can help reduce or avoid greenhouse gas…
Sep 15, 2017 // Government Affairs
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Hoping to provide clean drinking water to those who can’t afford it, California political leaders are considering major policy changes that would create funding for improving community drinking…
Sep 15, 2017 // Government Affairs