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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…
Aug 12, 2015 // Government Affairs
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California Almonds, pistachios and walnuts have been working closely with key European trade associations, U.S. government officials and other third parties to address extension of the temporary…
Aug 11, 2015 // Government Affairs
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The San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District (SJVAPCD) has issued an advisory regarding dust control under Rule 4550, Conservation Management Practices (CMPs). The advisory acknowledges…
Aug 11, 2015 // Government Affairs
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Signed into law last year, the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA) represents a fundamental change in how California will manage its groundwater supply. SGMA requires the formation of…
Aug 11, 2015 // Government Affairs
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The San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District (SJVAPCD) has issued an advisory regarding dust control under Rule 4550, Conservation Management Practices (CMPs). The advisory acknowledges…
Aug 10, 2015 // Government Affairs
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Signed into law last year, the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA) represents a fundamental change in how California will manage its groundwater supply. SGMA requires the formation of…
Aug 07, 2015 // Government Affairs
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The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in California provides funding for a voluntary conservation program popular with almond growers, the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (…
Jul 29, 2015 // Government Affairs
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The Pre-Export Check (PEC) Program, which builds on and replaces the Voluntary Aflatoxin Sampling Plan (VASP) program, is almost here! Beginning Aug. 1, the PEC program will be live. ABC personnel…
Jul 08, 2015 // Government Affairs
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The California Almond objective forecast for the 2015–2016 crop year was announced today, July 1, at the offices of the Almond Board of California (ABC). Based on 890,000 bearing acres, the forecast…
Jul 01, 2015 // Government Affairs
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The White House’s Pollinator Health Task Force in May released its “National Strategy to Promote the Health of Honey Bees and Other Pollinators.” It includes a multiagency approach to improving…
Jun 29, 2015 // Government Affairs