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The almond acreage report, created by the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) California Field Office, will be released at noon on April 24 in the Almond Board offices. The…
Mar 10, 2014 // Government Affairs
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The State Water Resources Control Board is expected to approve a request from the East San Joaquin Water Quality Coalition (ESJ) to postpone the deadline for growers in high-vulnerability areas…
Mar 03, 2014 // Government Affairs
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By now, everyone is aware that Gov. Brown proclaimed a State of Emergency on Jan. 17 due to continued dry weather and water shortfalls. In his proclamation, the Governor called for all Californians…
Feb 12, 2014 // Government Affairs
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Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced on Feb. 4 that USDA will make $20 million available for water conservation efforts throughout California to combat the effects of the drought. Secretary…
Feb 12, 2014 // Government Affairs
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Ballots and instructions have been mailed to independent growers and handlers whose names are on file with the Almond Board of California (ABC) to select one independent grower member and alternate…
Feb 11, 2014 // Government Affairs
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When it comes to California water policy, “the impulse in the state of California has been to throw money at water, hoping or wishing that something miraculous will occur, thus solving our current…
Feb 11, 2014 // Government Affairs
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It’s been five years since growers overwhelmingly voted in favor of continuing the Federal Marketing Order for California Almonds, and growers will vote again in a continuance referendum that will…
Feb 03, 2014 // Government Affairs
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Ballots and instructions have been mailed to independent growers and handlers whose names are on file with the Almond Board of California (ABC) to select one independent grower member and alternate…
Feb 03, 2014 // Government Affairs
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It’s been five years since growers overwhelmingly voted in favor of continuing the Federal Marketing Order for California Almonds, and growers will vote again in a continuance referendum that will…
Jan 15, 2014 // Government Affairs
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The impact of the landmark UC Davis study on nitrate in drinking water, released in March 2012, is being felt throughout California agriculture as state legislators debate legislation addressing…
Jan 09, 2014 // Government Affairs