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Almond growers prepare for possibility of unusual disease outbreak

El Niño has created favorable conditions for Phytophthora syringae, an aerial Phytophthora pathogen that impacts almonds. more »

Western Growers elects Stuart Woolf as new chair of the board

Stuart Woolf, president and CEO of Woolf Farming & Processing, will serve as chair of the Western Growers board of directors for a two-year term. Woolf was first elected to the Western Growers Boa... more »

Blue Diamond releases Nov. 6 crop progress report

Blue Diamond Growers released its Nov. 6, 2023 crop report, in which Mel Machado, vice president, member relations at Blue Diamond noted "problematic conditions continued" for growers during the 2023 ... more »

Almond Alliance applauds lifting of India’s tariffs on U.S. almonds

The Almond Alliance welcomed the announcement from the United States and India that stated the retaliatory tariffs on almonds will be lifted. “We are greatly pleased to resolve this issue so that... more »

USDA reschedules California Almond O.M. report

The National Agricultural Statistics Service’s Pacific Regional Office has rescheduled the 2023 California Almond Objective Measurement report. The new release date is Wednesday, July 12 at 9:00 ... more »
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Almonds in Idaho

The search for the state’s new crop gem more »

New varieties in pecan, almond and walnut

Tree varieties continue to be improved and selected for specific traits. more »

USDA approves $1.2M for navel orangeworm sterile insect technique

Above and beyond initial funding to rear and disperse the moths, the new funding will focus on specific research on impacts to the pistachio and almond industries. more »

2021 Field Day: Nematode management in walnut and almond

A day for each walnut and almond, the field day will examine nematode management studies at the Kearney Agricultural Research and Extension Center. more »

Perennial plants among rain-fed almond trees curbs climate change

Cover crops, reduced tilling and compost are common farming practices for sustainability, but European researchers are determining that the introduction of perennial plants – such as thyme – in almond can help mitigate climate change. more »

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