Tree nut crops in California are now faced with a new threat. The pest is called carpophilus beetle (Nitidulidae: Carpophilus truncatus). Houston Wilson, Associate Cooperative Extension Specialist (Dept. Entomology, UC Riverside) provided National Nut Grower with some important details about this pest. more »
The USDA announced a final rule amending the handling regulations for the federal marketing order for almonds grown in California.
The amendments change existing authorities for quality control, ex... more »
California Almonds are going Prime Time! The Almond Board of California (ABC) is launching a new one-of-a-kind partnership of legends with the one and only Coach Prime himself, Deion Sanders. Coach Prime is a hall of fame, multi-sport athlete turned coach and almonds are a legendary, multi-benefit packed snack with promising new research around exercise recovery. Both continually redefine what is possible. more »
The 2023 California Almond Objective Measurement Report published Wednesday by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (USDA-NASS) estimates that the crop h... more »
Blue Diamond provided its Blue Diamond Almonds Market Report – June 13, 2023, which indicated that the 196 million pounds of May shipments were in "the upper range of industry expectations."
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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 »
Blue Diamond, an almond marketer and processor, and Brightseed, a bioactives company, have partnered to discover the health potential of nonpareil California almonds.
The partnership will inform ... more »
Mel Machado, vice president, member relations for Blue Diamond, released an email that discussed the latest updated in almond crops and detailed the findings from the Crop Progress Report – May 30, ... more »
The risk of damage from disease and pests expected, harvest impacts not yet known more »
This year's forecasted almond yield is expected to be the lowest since 2004. more »