Almonds

Saltier groundwater does long lasting damage, but less than feared

When salty groundwater is used to irrigate almond orchards, production can be significantly reduced and the damage to trees can last for years, according to Agriculture Research Service studies. Ye... more »

Netafim USA, Bayer launch ‘Precise Defense’ crop protection for almonds

The system uses Netafim's irrigation systems and Bayer's Velum One nematicide and other crop management products for application to the root zone. more »

California trees are chilling out, which is good news

California is seeing its highest accumulation of chill in the last 7 years, with almonds surpassing their needs, and other trees nuts still working their way through the winter. more »

Almond Board offers Introduction to Groundwater Recharge guide

Almond Board of California is encouraging growers to use the Introduction to Groundwater Recharge guide, which is designed for those wanting to learn more about how to use their land to recharge aquifers. more »

Blue Diamond almond growers featured on Rose Parade float

Participating for the fourth year in a row, Blue Diamond's float will feature four grower families dedicated to environmentally responsible farming, and will feature iconic almond blossoms. more »

Almond Board issues guidance reminder for fluopyram use in 2022

Recommendations for fluopyram-based fungicides change after lowered maximum residue levels imposed by the European Union. more »

Blue Diamond Almonds Market Report released

November's shipments showed a 16% decline compared to last year, with export markets representing over 143 million pounds of the total decline. more »

Almond conference focuses on growing global demand

Even with water shortages, supply chain bottlenecks and disruptions, and a roller coaster of costs and prices to growers, Almond Board of California's president remains optimistic, especially for global demand. more »

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