Almond Board: Marketing Program Journey

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The Almond Board of California’s marketing program has grown a lot since it started 20 years ago. Senior Director of Global Marketing Emily Fleischmann talked about the strides the program has made. From the Almond Board: Almond Board of California’s (ABC’s) consumer marketing program as we think of it today began almost 20 years ago. At that time, almonds were …

Almond Update: Importance of Water Quality

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Water quality and irrigation go hand in hand for almond growers, and Spencer Cooper, Senior Manager of Irrigation and Water Efficiency for the Almond Board of California says it’s important for plant health that producers keep a close eye on water quality. Cooper explains some problems that can come from poor water quality and says there are a few things …

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Almond Board: Nitrogen Calculator

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Proper nitrogen application and management is crucial for a healthy almond crop, and there are tools available to help growers make sure they’re using the right amount of nitrogen. Franklin Dlott, Product Manager at SureHarvest, tells us about the nitrogen calculator.

Almond Board: FFA Recognizes Almond Industry

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The California State FFA celebrated the almond community’s commitment to the future of farming through the funding of scholarships that enable students to pursue a degree in agriculture studies. Almond Board Manager of Industry Relations Jenny Nicolau tells us more.

Almond Board: Commitment to Research

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On both National Almond Day and National Innovation Day, Almond Board of California (ABC) is announcing a research commitment that will benefit the almond community in 2017 and beyond. Through this program, ABC is investing $4.7 million dollars in 82 independent, third-party research projects exploring next-generation farming and sustainability practices. Sabrina Hill talks with Gabrielle Ludwig, Almond Board Director of …

Almond Board: Pollination

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As almond growers are getting ready for pollination, Director of Agricultural Affairs for the Almond Board of California, Bob Curtis, says at the field level, best management practices are critical. He says it all starts with a good working relationship between the almond grower and the bee keeper, especially when it comes to communication about the use of pesticides.

Almond Board: Navel Orangeworm Predictor

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Navel Orangeworm, or NOW, is a big problem for almond growers. AgNet West caught up with UCCE Area Integrated Pest Management Advisor for the Sacramento Valley, Emily Simms, at the recent Almond Conference. Simms explains a predictive model for NOW that she is working on.

Almond Board: CASP Workshops on Bee Health

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The Almond Board is hosting workshops on bee health and pollination, as part of the California Almond Sustainability Program or CASP. We talk with Billy Synk, Director of Pollination Programs at Project Apis m., to hear about one of the programs that will be featured at the workshops.