Almond Harvest and Stockpiling Standards

Taylor HillmanGeneral, Specialty Crops, Tree, nut & vine crops

Newly released research offers best management practices and guidelines for harvest and stockpiling of almonds to retain quality and high food safety standards. Sabrina Hill reports.
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The Almond Board of California has released new guidelines on storage and stockpiling of almonds. Work on the project began back in 2007. The Almond Board’s Associate Director of Agricultural Affairs, Bob Curtis says a main goal was to reduce fungus and aflatoxins.

To see the new guidelines, click here.