USDA appoints members to new American Pecan Promotion Board

The 17-member board is made of seven importers and 10 producers, with the producers being allocated across the eastern, central and western regions of the U.S. more »

California almond grower describes impact of limited water supply

Some growers received zero surface water allocations and were forced to remove prime trees. This third-generation almond farmer and farm bureau president explains what that looks like. more »

Pecans part of Texas ag commodities’ global market assessment

Pecans are among the 15 reports that will be completed, offering market insight into export and how Texas producers can compete in trade. more »

Almond Board’s urgent Alternatives to Ag Burning Resources webinar Aug. 31

$178.2 million in new state funding expands the program to phase out burning of woody waste. more »

Sourcing Sustainability

Major snack food company makes a significant pledge. ... more »

It takes a village

Bee-focused partnerships move growers toward more sustainable almond production. ... more »

Tinkering with the variables

New research is pushing the next era of sterile insect technique for navel orangeworm. ... more »

California sets $400,000 to promote safer, sustainable pest management

Almond Board of California and the California Invasive Plant Council received the funding to help build online tools to coordinate small farm mating disruption efforts and invasive weed control in wildlands, respectively. more »

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