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Tree Nuts Market Research and Outlook, 2020 – 2026

Tree Nuts market trends, outlook, growth opportunities and companies to 2025 presents analysis and outlook of Tree Nuts types, end user industries and countries. The global F&B market witnessed significant growth over the past decade. The report presents key trends in the Tree Nuts market and provides an overview of global and regional markets, market size forecasts, drivers and challenges …

Industry Input Needed: Aluminum Phosphide, Magnesium Phosphide & Phosphine Proposed US EPA Interim Registration Review Decision

In September of 2020, the US EPA released their Proposed Interim Registration Review Decision on Aluminum Phosphide, Magnesium Phosphide, and Phosphine. There is a 60-day comment period on this decision with a deadline of Tuesday, December 22, 2020. In the review, the EPA has proposed mandatory buffer zones based on computer modeling. The proposed actions for phosphine and the metal …

How to Maximize Groundwater Recharge, Addressed at Upcoming Almond Conference

Almond Board of California — Ensuring there is enough water from surface and underground supplies to meet all the state’s demands is a complicated and often controversial task. As author Mark Twain famously said, “Whiskey is for drinking. Water is for fighting.” Groundwater usage and potential recharge opportunities are huge points of discussion in the California agricultural industry, particularly in the …

Almond Alliance of California Applauds Defeat of Prop. 15

The Almond Alliance of California today hailed the defeat of Prop. 15 which, if passed, would have been the largest property tax increase in California’s history.  The latest results from the Secretary of State’s office shows Prop. 15 losing by a margin of 52-48 %. The Almond Alliance mobilized a grassroots campaign focused on educational materials, letters and provided support …

Reaching Stressed Consumers with Almonds, Message of Mindfulness

The Almond Board of California (ABC) U.S. marketing team continues to find ways to appeal to consumers through relevant and timely social media that keeps almonds top of mind.Although the coronavirus pandemic and 2020 election have made it more difficult to cut through a congested media environment, social media remains an escape for people looking to get away from those …

Port of Oakland Update on Container Availability and Shipping Line Disruption

The Almond Alliance hosted a zoom call with the Port of Oakland this morning to discuss issues with shipping lines and container availability at the Port of Oakland.  Through October 2020, Oakland sent out 18% fewer empty containers compared to the same time period in 2019.  Empty container exports dropped 30% between September 2020 and October 2020 (41,440 TEU vs …

Help Needed: Identifying Telone Application Sites this Fall/Late Winter

The Almond Alliance has been meeting with Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) on their initiated 1,3-D pilot programs in three areas of the state:  Shafter, Kern County; Parlier, Fresno County; Delhi, Merced County. The objective of the pilot programs is to evaluate growers and applicators with alternative methods of achieving emission reductions of 1,3-D comparable to tarping. DPR put forth …

Main Fungal Canker Diseases Affecting California Almonds

In California, fungal canker diseases have long been known to affect almond trees. However, they have become an increasing concern to growers in recent years as they are affecting a greater extent of young trees, eventually resulting in significant tree losses. Canker diseases can also become prevalent in mature orchards, impacting yield, the lifespan of trees, production costs and overall profitability of …

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