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California Almond Subjective Forecast Estimates Smaller Crop

The 2022 California Almond Subjective Forecast published by the U. S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) estimates that the crop harvested in 2022 will come in at 2.8 billion pounds, 4 percent below last year’s 2.92 billion pounds. Forecasted yield is 2,040 pounds per acre, 8 percent below the 2021 yield of 2,210 per acre. “A lower …

Drought Impact on Almonds in the Sacramento Valley

Growers in the San Joaquin Valley are not alone in dealing with the harsh impacts of drought.  The Sacramento Valley has been hit pretty hard as well, and almond growers are concerned with how this will affect the quality of their crop over the next few years. Watch this brief interview with UCCE Orchard Systems Advisor Luke Milliron as he …

Almond Board Increases Market Investment in India by 80%

India has quickly become the number one export market for the California almond industry, and the Almond Board has increased its marketing investment there by 80%.  Watch this brief interview with Emily Fleischmann from the Almond Board of California, as she shares details about their strategic partnerships there and how these funds are being used to drive demand. Read more about …

Getting California Almond Hulls into China’s Animal Feed Market

The trade dispute with China has proved challenging for tree nut exports into China, but the California almond industry has even more to provide the Chinese market — almond hulls.  Almond hulls have long been used on California dairies, but the potential to reach China’s animal feed market brings promising opportunity and value for this byproduct. Watch this brief interview …

New Documentary Explores Origins of Whole Orchard Recycling

Brent Holtz, author of Pacific Nut Producer Magazine’s monthly Almond Tasks column, grew up on the farm his grandfather bought in the 1940s, six miles north of Modesto at the time. By the 1970s, the land was on the urban edge of the city, surrounded by houses. Holtz’s family had to farm differently, and they could no longer burn their brush. Holtz …

Almond Board of California Announces 2022 Elections

Elections for the Almond Board of California (ABC) Board of Directors have kicked off for the 2022-2023 crop year with the call to all candidates to file their petitions or declarations of candidacy by April 1, 2022. There are two independent grower positions and one independent handler position on the ABC Board of Directors to be decided in voting that …

DPR/EPA Approves Section 18 Emergency Registration for Kasugamycin on Almonds

Almond Board of California — Today, the California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) issued a Section 18 SPECIFIC exemption for the use of Kasumin 2L to control bacterial blast in almonds. The exemption is effective February 1, 2022 through April 15, 2022. In the announcement, DPR advised operations to use the chemical number for kasugamycin (6197) for their “Restricted Material Permit …

The Health and Sustainability Message of Almonds Influences EU Consumers

Almond Board of California — Health remains the No. 1 motivator for European consumers to snack on almonds. But in a market leading the globe in environmental legislation and initiatives, there’s a new breed of eco-savvy consumers emerging who are turning their attention to how their food is produced and the impact it has on the planet. At The Almond …

Almond Board Unveils New Marketing Partnership with MARVEL

Among the vast amount of information shared at the annual conference of the Almond Board of California, Chairman Brian Wahlbrink shared some of the most exciting news related to their 2022 marketing campaigns. Watch this brief interview to find out and learn more in Pacific Nut Producer Magazine. Please thank this video’s sponsor Trece for their industry support.  

State of the California Almond Industry

The 2021 California almond crop size has come considerably short of what was initially forecasted earlier this season. How will this reflect on prices and what other factors in the market are at play? Watch this brief interview with Richard Waycott, President of the Almond Board of California, as he explains. Please thank this video’s sponsor Suterra for their industry support.

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