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Almond Movers & Shakers Cocktail Reception

The Almond PAC will hold our first annual- Almond Movers & Shakers Cocktail Reception, an Almond PAC Fundraiser, at The Citizen Hotel in Sacramento. This event provides almond industry members the opportunity to visit with bipartisan legislators as they shake it up during an interactive mixology competition. Four legislators will be competing against each other by mixing up their own …

Uniting the Voice of California Agriculture with the Almond Alliance of CA

Uniting the Voice of California Agriculture with the Almond Alliance of CA

The world is at war with California agriculture, and there never has been a more important time for the industry to be united and have a strong voice in Sacramento and Washington than now.  That’s why we have lobbying trade organizations like the Almond Alliance of California to unite and support the needs and priorities of growers, hullers and processors. …

Almond Board of CA Explores Options for Exporting Almond Biomass

Almond Board of CA Explores Options for Exporting Almond Biomass

With all the new almond acreage coming into production, that means more almond hulls and shells to find a home for.  So what are some economical options?  Watch this brief interview with Julie Adams from the Almond Board of California to discuss options for exporting these coproducts overseas.  Read more about it in Pacific Nut Producer Magazine.

Almonds Included in Round 2 of Relief Funding Due to Tariff Retaliation

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Today USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue announced round two of support for farmers impacted by retaliatory tariffs and trade disruption in key export markets, specifically China. California almonds are included in the $16 billion trade mitigation package. The package will consist of $14.5 billion for the Market Facilitation Program (MFP), $1.4 billion for the Food Purchase and Distribution Program (FPDP) and …

Bill Lyons honored as Member of the Year by the Almond Alliance of California

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The Almond Alliance of California has selected Bill Lyons, a third generation farmer from Modesto, as its Member of the Year. The award was announced at the Alliance’s annual convention held in Napa April 30-May 2. “Bill played a leading role in helping transform the former Almond Hullers and Processors Association into the Almond Alliance with an increased emphasis on …

Almond Alliance Annual Convention

Almond Alliance of California’s Annual Convention is the premier event for the almond advocacy community. The convention is a one of a kind opportunity that brings together industry professionals. Growers, huller/shellers, processors and allied businesses gather in a collaborative atmosphere to share knowledge, attend educational seminars, cultivate innovative ideas, while developing fresh approaches to their businesses. Attendees will spend three …

FDA Announces Enforcement Discretion Policy for Almonds in Action Applauded by the Almond Alliance

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We have goods news on the FSMA front. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has initiated the regulatory process to put almonds on the “rarely consumed raw” list.  After years of discussions with the Almond Alliance and the Almond Board of California as to why almonds should be on the “rarely consumed raw”  list given the self-imposed pasteurization rule, FDA …

Almond Industry Receives $6,900,690 in USDA Funding

USDA Awards Agricultural Trade Promotion Program Funding U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced today that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has awarded $200 million to 57 organizations through the Agricultural Trade Promotion Program (ATP) to help U.S. farmers and ranchers identify and access new export markets. The ATP is one of three USDA programs created to mitigate the …

California Almond Industry PAC

Please be our guest at an evening reception to visit with bipartisan legislators and learn how the California Almond Industry state and federal PACs are working to support candidates that value the almond industry and will support a thriving agricultural economy in California. Call 209.300.7140 or Email staff@almondalliance.org *You do not need to be an Almond Alliance member to contribute …

California Almond Industry PAC

Please be our guest at an evening reception to visit with bipartisan legislators and learn how the California Almond Industry state and federal PACs are working to support candidates that value the almond industry and will support a thriving agricultural economy in California. Call 209.300.7140 or Email staff@almondalliance.org *You do not need to be an Almond Alliance member to contribute …

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