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Almond Board Director of Quality Assurance and Industry Services Tim Birmingham attended an event with U.S. EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy, California Department of Pesticide Regulation Director…
Nov 09, 2015 // Government Affairs
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Grants of up to $25,000 are available to fund experiments on your farm to see if new irrigation practices could fit in your operation. The grower-led projects are supported and guided by a technical…
Oct 12, 2015 // Government Affairs
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The Almond Board of California (ABC) will join with the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) and other partners in carrying out a new USDA-funded pilot project designed to give almond growers greater…
Oct 06, 2015 // Government Affairs
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The temporary maximum residue level (MRL) of 75 mg/kg for fosetyl-Al in certain tree nuts, including almonds, for export to European Union (EU) member countries, is expected to be extended to March…
Oct 06, 2015 // Government Affairs
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The temporary maximum residue level (MRL) of 75 mg/kg for fosetyl-Al in certain tree nuts, including almonds, for export to European Union (EU) member countries, is expected to be extended to March 1…
Sep 30, 2015 // Government Affairs
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The Almond Board of California (ABC) will join with the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) and other partners in carrying out a new USDA-funded pilot project designed to give almond growers greater…
Sep 30, 2015 // Government Affairs
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Almond growers should be aware that groundwater basins and subbasins targeted for management by Groundwater Sustainable Plans (GSPs) under the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA) are…
Sep 09, 2015 // Government Affairs
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In July, several industry members and Almond Board of California (ABC) staff visited Washington, D.C., to participate in the U.S. Agricultural Export Development Council (USAEDC) conference, and to…
Sep 09, 2015 // Government Affairs
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Almond growers should be aware that groundwater basins and subbasins targeted for management by Groundwater Sustainability Plans (GSPs) under the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA) are…
Aug 28, 2015 // Government Affairs
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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is due in 2015 to issue a revised Worker Protection Standard, covering how growers train and notify workers about pesticides being used in their…
Aug 12, 2015 // Government Affairs