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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
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On January 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-…
Feb 06, 2017 // Government Affairs
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One of the last bills passed by Congress at the end of 2016, and signed into law by President Obama, was the Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation Act (WIIN, S.612), which included…
Jan 13, 2017 // Government Affairs
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The Almond Alliance of California (AAC) has issued its 2016 Advocacy Report summarizing the many legislative and regulatory issues that the AAC is engaged with in Sacramento and Washington, D.C.
Dec 19, 2016 // Government Affairs
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Through the Market Access Program, Almond Board has leveraged grower dollars in building consumer awareness, addressing market access issues, and growing our food safety/quality image around the…
Dec 16, 2016 // Government Affairs
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With 68% of California Almonds exported, the Technical and Regulatory Affairs team at Almond Board of California (ABC) work to ensure the doors to the world remain open. And as demand for California…
Dec 16, 2016 // Government Affairs
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Almond Board of California (ABC) often facilitates opportunities for stakeholders to meet with industry members in an effort to initiate a dialogue on issues important to the California Almond…
Nov 29, 2016 // Government Affairs