Almond Board announces strong 2022 Almond Leadership Program

The 13th class of outstanding professionals begins a year-long immersion to help them become the next great California almond industry leaders. more »

Almond Board election upcoming for 2022 board of directors

There are four open positions, along with the corresponding alternate positions. Formal election announcements will be distributed this month. more »

The many hats of Joe Coelho

Family farmer, agronomy manager, research advocate, and he’s hoping to help solve some of farming’s mysteries. more »

The value in shell waste

One company is transforming almond shells into multiple promising products. more »

California DPR/EPA approves Section 18 emergency registration for kasugamycin on almonds

The approval applies to 12 counties and is valid through April 15, 2022. Growers are heavily encouraged to be mindful of pollinators and utilize references for best practices. more »

CropManage adds tree nut updates to app

More commodities – including tree nuts – have been added, along with visualization tools and a more intuitive and responsive streamlined user interface. more »

Saltier groundwater does long lasting damage, but less than feared

Drought means deeper wells, and deeper wells mean less quality groundwater. But a 60% predicted loss in almonds – and a reality closer to 30% – is showing that while almond trees are still salt sensitive, perhaps it's less than expected. more »

Almond growers welcome news of the arrival of bees

Two and a half million honeybee colonies will be moved to pollinate 1.3 million bearing almond acres. Costs are up, habitats are down, and California agriculture officials will begin assessing civil penalties for violations of laws that protect bees. 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 »

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