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From L to R: Richard Waycott, Gabriele Ludwig, Kent Stenderup, Ag. Sec. Sonny Perdue, Martin Pohl, Holly King, Julie Adams, Kelly Covello and Micah Zeff. Each June, Almond Board of California (ABC…
Jul 14, 2017 // Government Affairs
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Each June, Almond Board of California (ABC) staff and industry members visit Washington, D.C. The annual fly-in marks a week of hectic activity as the group, representing several ABC committees and…
Jul 10, 2017 // Government Affairs
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In the first 100 days of President Trump’s administration, he has signed 33 Executive Orders and 27 Presidential Memoranda. Both have the same legal weight, but have different processes for issuance…
Jun 08, 2017 // Government Affairs
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In the first 100 days of President Trump’s administration, he has signed 33 Executive Orders and 27 Presidential Memoranda. Both have the same legal weight, but have different processes for issuance…
Jun 01, 2017 // Government Affairs
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Click the image for a closer look.USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) issued its official report on California’s almond acreage on April 26, showing an increase in 2016. Bearing…
Apr 27, 2017 // Government Affairs
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Assemblymember Rocky Chavez visits the Almond Board booth during Ag Day at the Capitol March 22. He is flanked by Almond Board’s (from left) Bunnie Ibrahim, Toni Arellano and Beth Van Meter.Almond…
Apr 11, 2017 // Government Affairs
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The California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) released a revised proposal for regulating the use of agricultural pesticides near school sites and licensed child day care facilities. The…
Mar 21, 2017 // Government Affairs
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Every five years, Congress passes a bundle of legislation, commonly called the “farm bill,” that sets policy for an array of agricultural and food programs. The current farm bill expires on September…
Mar 13, 2017 // Government Affairs
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The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has raised its rate of financial incentives to purchase low-dust harvest equipment to $37.50 per acre, up from last year’s rate of $10.52 per acre.…
Feb 27, 2017 // Government Affairs
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On Jan. 23, 2017, President Donald Trump signed the Presidential Memorandum Regarding Withdrawal of the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations and Agreement. The Trans-Pacific…
Feb 14, 2017 // Government Affairs