Almond Update: Why Managing Dust is Important

Dan Almond Update


It’s harvest time for almonds around the state, and that means growers need to be thinking about how to limit dust during this period. But why is this so important? The Almond Board of California has created a new video that highlights one of its Almond Orchard 2025 Goals, reducing dust at harvest by 50 percent.

Almond Update: Why Managing Dust is Important

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From the Almond Board of California:

The California almond community is dedicated to producing an economically, environmentally and socially responsible crop for California. Recognizing our local role in California agriculture and global role as a powerhouse in almond production, we’re working to grow almonds in better, safer and healthier ways, protecting our communities and the environment.

The Almond Orchard 2025 Goals are the latest way the California almond community is committed to continuous improvement, and one of our 2025 Goals is to reduce dust during harvest by 50% by 2025. The California almond community is taking short- and long-term steps to reimagine how we harvest, from in-orchard improvements to technological advancements.