The Almond Board has resources to help industry members navigate the Food Safety Modernization Act, or FSMA. Carissa Saur, Industry Communications Manager at the Almond Board joins us with more information.
An incentive program that makes it more affordable for almond and walnut producers to implement low-dust harvesting equipment has more than doubled. The Almond Board of California added that growers don’t need to purchase the equipment to take advantage of the incentive.
The latest almond position report shows some growth. Richard Waycott, Almond Board President and CEO says the industry is strong, and things are looking especially good this year.
Voting to fill the board director positions for the Almond Board of California starts tomorrow and runs to the middle of February. Three positions and alternates are up for election.
Sustainability and Production Research, Global Marketing Initiatives to Move Forward as USDA Implements Assessment Increase On Dec. 20 the USDA published the Final Rule to implement the recommendation by Almond Board of California (ABC) to increase the assessment from 3 cents per pound to 4 cents per pound for a three-year period beginning with the current 2016–17 almond crop. The …
Almond Board of California President and CEO Richard Waycott went into detail about the state of the industry presentation at this year’s Almond Conference. The industry is seeing growth among challenging times, and Waycott said focusing on the almond orchard of the future is spurring innovation and fueling that gain.
Almond Board of California (ABC) announced that Jan. 20, 2017, is the deadline for filing nominations for the 10 open positions on its Board of Directors. The Board members meet several times a year, and are responsible for influencing the strategic direction of ABC. Serving on the Board offers those in the industry the opportunity to give back with their …
Post-harvest irrigation for almond growers starts the success of next year’s crop. Senior Manager of Irrigation and Water Efficacy for the Almond Board, Spenser Cooper, tells us why it’s so important.
According to Innova Market Insights, a research firm, new-product introductions with almonds have overtaken hazelnuts in Europe for the first time.
The Asian citrus psyllid, a small insect that can carry a devastating citrus tree disease, has been detected in Placer County. The disease, called Huanglongbing, and is also known as HLB or citrus greening disease, will kill any tree it infects and there is no known cure, other than prevention. A call to the California Department of Food and Agriculture’s …
Plans are in high gear for this year’s Almond Conference. The Almond Board of California gives us an update on the conference’s educational sessions.