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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
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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 22, 2016 // Government Affairs
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Almond growers hoping to fumigate with 1,3-D (Telone) will need to plan even more carefully after the California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) changed the rules on township caps and…
Nov 08, 2016 // Government Affairs
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State pesticide regulators have drafted a new rule that will ban the application of any pesticide within a quarter mile of public schools and licensed day care centers by air, air blast sprayer, or…
Nov 01, 2016 // Government Affairs
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This year the regulatory component of The Almond Conference will be packed with valuable information on several topics. Here is a brief snapshot of just a few: Water remains a priority as we move…
Oct 13, 2016 // Government Affairs