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In June, Almond Board of California (ABC) staff and several industry members visited Washington, D.C., for ABC’s annual visit to update government agencies and industry alliances about almond…
Aug 10, 2016 // Government Affairs
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In June, Almond Board of California (ABC) staff and several industry members visited Washington, D.C., for ABC’s annual visit to update government agencies and industry alliances about almond…
Jul 26, 2016 // Government Affairs
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In April, Almond Board of California (ABC) hosted a delegation from China’s General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection, and Quarantine (AQSIQ) as well as the ports of Shenzhen, Hebei…
Jun 09, 2016 // Government Affairs
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Proposals to fundamentally change grower requirements, such as reporting nitrogen applications on acreage in the East San Joaquin Irrigated Lands Regulatory Program, will be discussed at an upcoming…
May 13, 2016 // Government Affairs
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Proposals to fundamentally change grower requirements, such as reporting nitrogen applications on acreage in the East San Joaquin Irrigated Lands Regulatory Program, will be discussed at two upcoming…
Apr 28, 2016 // Government Affairs
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The Almond Hullers and Processors Association (AHPA) has a new vision and a brand-new identity that was unveiled in April at the AHPA annual convention. As the premier advocate for the California…
Apr 28, 2016 // Government Affairs
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For the first time in California’s history, the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA) regulates the use of groundwater by empowering local agencies to adopt groundwater management plans that…
Apr 14, 2016 // Government Affairs
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The Republic of Korea, Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS), has implemented a Special Act on Safety Management of Imported Foods. The act requires all foreign facilities to preregister with MFDS…
Apr 10, 2016 // Government Affairs
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In February, the federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a formal notice of its intent to cancel the insecticide flubendiamide, or Belt. Belt is currently registered for use on more than…
Mar 30, 2016 // Government Affairs
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 The Global Technical and Regulatory Affairs program of the Almond Board hosts several events throughout the year. Recently, we hosted the Agriculture Transportation Coalition Workshops in…
Mar 14, 2016 // Government Affairs