Wednesday, February 28, 2024
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Almonds Face Potential Recession, Industry Remains Optimistic 

By Valley Ag Voice Staff  The 2023 Almond Board Conference highlighted production trends and the outlook for the industry. Clarice Turner, President,...

Wet Winter Heightens Potential Almond Disease Outbreak

By Natalie Willis, Reporter, Valley Ag Voice An unusual disease outbreak is afflicting California almonds on top of an already tumultuous market....

Almond Acreage Continues to Spiral, Almond Board Finds Inspiration in AI 

By Valley Ag Voice Staff A tropical storm during harvest created an unfavorable outlook for Central Valley almond production, and acreage has...

New Pest Infests Almonds and Pistachios in Central Valley

Natalie Willis, Reporter, Valley Ag Voice A new pest called the carpophilus beetle was recently found in the San Joaquin Valley, infesting...

Almond, Walnut Exports to Benefit as India Lifts Tariffs

Reprinted with permission from the California Farm Bureau Federation  India has formally removed retaliatory tariffs on some U.S. farm products that made...

India To Remove Retaliatory Tariffs on Almonds, Walnuts 

By Ching Lee, Assistant Editor, Ag Alert  Reprinted with permission from the California Farm Bureau Federation India’s agreement to remove retaliatory tariffs on...

Harvest 2023 expected to be up 1% from 2022 despite stormy bloom and cool...

Press Release provided by the Almond Board of California MODESTO, Calif. – The 2023 California Almond Objective Measurement Report published Wednesday by...
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Getting Serious About Climate Solutions

By Audrey Hill, Feature Contributor, Valley Ag Voice Californians were invited to discuss the state’s climate-driven future in agriculture on March 30th...
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Tulare Citrus Farmers Battle Mud, Debris

By Lisa McEwen, Reporter, Tulare County Reprinted with permission from the California Farm Bureau Federation Growers in Tulare County normally would be enjoying...
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Eating Almonds Before Meals Improved Blood Sugar Levels in Some People with Prediabetes

Press Release Provided by the Almond Board of California   Two new research studies1-2with almonds, one conducted over three days and the...
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Bipartisan “Farm Team” Listens

Caroline Webby, Contributor, Valley Ag Voice The House Committee on Agriculture hosted the first official listening session Tuesday, February 14th, 2023, at...

Pistachio Growers Hopeful About Potential Record Crop

By Ching Lee, Assistant Editor Ag Alert Reprinted with permission from the California Farm Bureau Federation Considering the waning profitability of almonds and...
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Almond Board Announces Exceptional2023 Almond Leadership Class

Press Release provided by the Almond Board of California The Almond Board of California (ABC) is proud to announce the Almond Leadership...
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Almond Sector Assesses Toll After Its ‘Toughest’ Year

By Christine Souza, Assistant Editor, Ag Alert Reprinted with Permission from California Farm Bureau Federation  Christine Souza Assistant Editor, Ag Alert With the ongoing multiyear...
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California Almond Acreage Drops in 2022 – First Time in Decades

Press Release Provided by Almond Board of California California’s almond acreage decreased for the first time in more than 25 years, according...
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Almond Board of California Search Committee Preparing for 2023 CEO Transition

Press Release by Almond Board of California Almond Board of California President and CEO Richard Waycott has informed the board of directors...
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California Almonds and Shereen Pavlides Share Why Almonds Are the Food You Need This...

Press Release Provided by Almond Board of California From bubble baths to face masks, there are countless self-care routines out there, and...
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New Study Reveals Pistachios Are an Antioxidant Powerhouse

Pistachios have a high antioxidant capacity that rivals that of popular antioxidant-containing foods Press Release Provided by American Pistachio Growers   Antioxidant-rich foods...
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Walnuts Meet the Criteria for “Healthy,” According to a New Proposed Definition by the...

Press Release Provided by California Walnut Board   Walnuts meet the criteria for a “healthy” food based on the important nutrients they...
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New Directors of Almond Board of California Begin Their Terms

The new Board of Directors of the Almond Board of California (ABC) took their seats on August 4th with four voting...
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BBC’s “The Green Planet” Spotlights California’s Almond Orchards

Press Release Provided by Almond Board of California The Almond Board of California congratulates Sir David Attenborough and BBC’s The Green Planet...
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Improved Orchard Recycling Practices, Grants Help Growers Transition to New Plantings

By Brian Milne, Vice President, Director of Marketing & Communications, The Holloway Group Drive down the I-5 or Highway 99 these days,...
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NASS Forecasts Smaller Almond Crop for 2022

Objective Forecast predicts harvest 2022 will be down 11 percent from last year. Press Release Provided by the Almond Board of California The...
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Port Delays Worsen As Harvest of New Crops Approaches

By Ching Lee, Assistant Editor, Ag Alert Reprinted with Permission from California Farm Bureau Federation As ongoing port congestion and persistent shipping obstacles...
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Avaunt® eVo Insect Control Receives Supplemental Label in California; Offers New Mode of Action...

Press Release Provided by FMC Avaunt® eVo insect control from FMC has obtained a supplemental label for use on tree nuts to...
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Almond Acreage Increases in 2022 but Pace of Growth Slows

Press Release Provided by Almond Board of California California’s almond acreage continues to grow, but at a gradually slowing rate, according to...