Almond Update: Reducing Dust Starts with Planning

Taylor Hillman Industry

Harvest is fast approaching and reducing dust during the process should be on the minds of almond growers. The Almond Board of California has done a lot of research into best practices for limiting dust during harvest. ABC’s Environmental Affairs Senior Specialist Jesse Roseman said producers could blow into the orchard when sweeping, raise the sweeper height depending on your orchard and reduce passes. Roseman said it helps with perception and is a nice thing to do for your surrounding community.

Listen to Roseman’s interview.