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USDA, UGA break ground on new agriculture research facility

The USDA’s Agricultural Research Service (ARS) and the University of Georgia (UGA) College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES) hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for the new state-of-the... more »

North San Joaquin Valley receives AA BDO zone rating for tree nut biomass

North San Joaquin Valley receives AA BDO zone rating for tree nut biomass, opening new regional biomanufacturing opportunities. more »
Nonpareil & Bennett almonds in bloom. Photo courtesy of Blue Diamond Growers

Crop progress reports indicate almond orchards show signs of awakening

Blue Diamond Growers released its Feb. 16 crop progress report that noted almond orchards in California are beginning to emerge from winter dormancy. While Sonora and a few early varieties are already... more »
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2024 Midwest Chestnut Producers annual meeting provides educational programs this March

Michigan State University (MSU) Extension and the Midwest Chestnut Producers Council (MCPC) will host an annual educational and networking event March 8-9 at the W.K. Kellogg Biological Station, 3700 ... more »

California growers wait for fields to dry

With a respite from stormy weather, farmers say they are surveying for any damage and waiting for the ground to dry so they can access fields and orchards to make repairs or do other practices. His... more »

Blue Diamond Growers releases January Position Report

The Feb. 13, 2024 Almond Industry News Digest from Blue Diamond Growers provided its January Position Report, which marked a record-setting month for the almond market with 236 million pounds in shipm... more »

Almond Board announces Carpophilus beetle research project

The Almond Board of California (ABC) has now approved funding for a research project called, “Ecology, monitoring and management of Carpophilus beetle.” In an email from ABC, the organization stat... more »
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USDA releases 2022 Census of Agriculture data

The USDA National agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) has announced the results of the 2022 Census of Agriculture, spanning more than 6 million data points about America’s farms and ranches a... more »

ABC recognizes Almond Leadership Program class of 2024

The Almond Board of California (ABC) has announced the Almond Leadership Program class of 2024, a group of 18 exceptional professionals expected to help lead the industry into the futu... more »

Almond Board of California launches 2024 Elections

The Almond Board of California launched its Board of Directors elections for the 2024-2025 crop year on Friday, Feb. 9 with the call to all candidates to file petitions or declarations of candidacy by... more »

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