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Almond Board Joins Group to Speed CA’s Shift to Safer Pest Management

Yesterday, the California Department of Pesticide Regulation and California Department of Food and Agriculture launched a broad new work group to accelerate the systemwide adoption of safer, sustainable pest control practices. The 25-member Sustainable Pest Management Work Group includes farmers, community members, university researchers and representatives from commodity groups and the pesticide industry. They are charged with identifying pathways to …

Nitrogen Best Management Practices – Almond Board Training

During this training, participants will learn about the latest Almond Board industry resource: the Nitrogen Best Management Practices. Resource authors Dr. Patrick Brown and Dr. Sebastian Saa will inform participants on how to adopt guidance within this management tool in addition to reviewing areas of uncertainties that growers face when applying nitrogen. 8:00-8:05 a.m. | Welcome and Course Credit Protocols …

Insights for a New Crop Year – Almond Board Training

During this training, growers, PCAs, applicators and other industry members will learn which bloom diseases to keep an eye on in 2021, as well as guidance in terms of when to spray and when cultural controls may work instead. Attendees will also gain insight into key best management practices to combat bloom and post-bloom pests and diseases. In addition, attendees …

New Almond Board Programs Assist Growers with Pollination

As almond pollination costs have gone up in recent years, the Almond Board of California has engaged in studies to help growers reduce costs and developed strategic partnerships with other organizations to provide some new services that almond growers should take advantage of.  Watch this brief interview with Josette Lewis from the Almond Board as she explains and read more about …

COVID-19 Impact on the Almond Industry & Future Prospects

Many have heard initial projections as to how COVID-19 might impact the California almond industry, especially at such a critical time with growers expecting their largest crop ever this year. But how has the market actually been impacted up to this point?  And are evolving consumer habits beneficial to this growing industry?  Watch this brief interview with Emily Fleischmann from the Almond …

Almond Conference Celebrates Almond Industry Safely, Uniquely and Virtually

Almond Board of California – Logging in instead of looking for a place to sit. Walking from the coffee pot to the office chair instead of driving to Sacramento. Connecting with attendees via online chat instead of shaking hundreds of hands while walking the trade show floor. Instead of sitting shoulder-to-shoulder in session rooms, participants of The Almond Conference (TAC) 2020 …

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