Irrigation improvement is important for all growers. As California growers continue to push through another year of drought, the Almond Board says there are tools that can not only help growers use water more efficiently, but also show the public just how efficient they are. The Almond Irrigation Improvement Continuum focuses on five areas in which growers can improve irrigation …
It’s time to lock in hotel reservations for this year’s Almond Conference. The Almond Board is inviting growers from around the state to the 44th annual Almond Conference. It is the only event dedicated entirely to almonds.
There’s another installment in the CASP grower workshop series coming up. Manager, Industry Relations for the Almond Board, Carissa Sauer gives us more information.
Emerging leaders in the almond industry get a closer look at some big issues facing their trade. Bayer hosted the Almond Leadership Program at its West Sacramento site earlier this month. Participants got a crash course in some growing concerns facing the almond crop, one being how to promote pollinator health.
The Almond Board is encouraging growers to nominate themselves or someone they know for the Leopold Conservation Award.
Registration is now open for the 2016 Almond Conference. Sabrina Hill talks with Almond Board Manager of Industry Relations, Jenny Nicolau, for details.
There’s a new partnership between the Almond Board and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Sabrina Hill talks with Almond Board Director of Sustainability and Environmental Affairs, Gabriele Ludwig, PhD.
Almond growers can get some money back for harvesting expenses, if they’re using a particular type of equipment. Almond Board Director of Sustainability and Environmental Affairs, Gabriele Ludwig explains more.
Upcoming workshops for almond growers will help them identify unwanted plants in the orchards. Sabrina Hill talks with Jenny Nicolau, Almond Board Manager, Industry Relations, for more information.
Important meetings are coming up for growers on the topic of the irrigated lands regulatory program. Sabrina Hill reports.
The Almond Board is helping teachers around California teach children about agriculture. Sabrina Hill has more with Rebecca Bailey, Almond Board Program Coordinator, Industry Relations.
This year marks the start of reporting of nitrogen applications from the previous year. Under the revised Irrigated Lands Regulatory Program, all growers on irrigated farmland in the Central Valley will be required to complete nitrogen management plans through their regional water quality coalition. Sabrina Hill has more.
Spider mites are a problem for almond growers, and there are some things they can do now to help prevent mite populations in orchards. Sabrina Hill has more.
It’s time to start planning for summer weed management in orchards. UC Weed Specialist, Brad Hanson tells us why this should be on your mind now.
Leaffooted bug can cause a lot of damage to almond, and UC adviser Dr. Kris Tollerup says it’s the time of year to start monitoring for the pests.
Growers have the opportunity to learn more about a new irrigation management tool at CASP workshops next week. Sabrina Hill has more.
In today’s Almond Update, Dr. Patrick Brown discusses the importance of leaf sampling in early spring for nitrogen. Sabrina Hill has more.
As almond orchards move in to petal fall, it’s time for growers and beekeepers to be thinking about bee hive removal. Almond Board Senior Specialist, Agricultural and Environmental Affairs, Danielle Veenstra, tells us more.
Topics for first workshops include irrigation, nitrogen budgeting The Almond Board has several workshops coming up on the topics important to growers. Program Coordinator, Industry Relations Rebecca Baily explains more.
The weather is starting to warm up, and that means soon bee hives will be placed in orchards. Growers will need to be careful with almond spraying, to protect the bees. Almond Board Director of Agricultural Affairs, Bob Curtis, says things are little different during a wet year.