Policy & Regulations

Almond Alliance’s Trevino nominated as chief agriculture negotiator

Through her positions at the state and federal level, Trevino has developed strong relationships with key stakeholders and demonstrates a keen understanding of trade and agriculture policy. more »

Looking after farmers’ mental health becomes focal point

Impacts of water supply, wildfire, the pandemic and financial pressures are wearing on farmers, calling attention to the care of farmers' mental health. more »

4 FAQs about labor in the nut industry

Labor remains a hot issue in agriculture, but the most common questions center on the basics. ... more »

Broadened or improved specialty crop insurance options draw interest

Insurance options are being adapted to meet producers' needs as the purchasing of crop insurance for specialty and organic crops continues to increase. more »

Registered food uses of chlorpyrifos to be canceled by EPA

An organophosphate insecticide used across agriculture, including nut trees, the EPA has revoked all tolerances and will cancel registered food uses of chlorpyrifos. more »

Water curtailment would be ‘disastrous’ for California farmers

Many growers are closing in on harvest season, but using water to keep their trees alive – and having water rights holders' supplies shut off due to drought emergency – has farmers worried. more »

Infrastructure bill OK by Senate brings ag group’s call for House action

The act includes more than $8 billion for dam and canal repair, new surface and groundwater storage and conveyance facilities, water conservation and recycling projects, and watershed management and improved ecosystems in order to address critical water issues in the West. more »

Almond Alliance commends Rep. Harder for FARM Act funding move

The funding will support several nationwide pilot programs to convert tree nut byproducts into biocarbon products. more »

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