Tinkering with the variables

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

Solum Partners invests in Monte Vista Farming Co.

The agriculture and food production-focused investment firm purchased a majority stake in the California almond huller/sheller and processor, which hulled 30 million pounds and processed 50 million pounds in 2020. more »

New directors of Almond Board of California begin their terms

The 10-member board has five grower members and five handler members, each representing three independents and two cooperatives. 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 »

Masking environments for pest protection

Imagine a pest being unable to identify the environment it thrives in – while it's presently in it. A new product with a unique mode of action seems to provide the best environmental camouflage. more »

Almond Board briefs congressional caucus about pollinator coalition

As one of four speaker and the only representative from agriculture, Almond Board's Josette Lewis detailed why the California Pollination Coalition's collaborative conservation is a strong example of environmental alliances. more »

Almond Conference returns to in-person for 2021

After a year of the world's conferences being cancelled or going virtual, the Almond Board of California's annual Almond Conference will be held in person this December. more »

Almond shipments set new record

With two months still left in crop year, increased demand has helped almonds overcome port issues, tariffs and COVID-19 limitations. more »

Almonds could be Idaho’s next cash crop

After seven years in trial in growing conditions very different from California's, Idaho researchers are seeing a new crop on the horizon. more »

Blue Diamond Growers earns second green business certification

Following the recognition of the company's Salida location in April, Blue Diamond adds the Turlock plant to its Green Business Certified accolades. more »

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