DELEGATION VISITS WASHINGTON D…

An almond industry delegation recently visited the nations capitol to discuss key issues, including drought, with members of Congress and the Senate.

SETTING THE RECORD STRAIGHT
TRUTH: ALMONDS & WATER

Almonds make up less than 12 percent of the state’s total irrigated farmland and use only eight percent of the state’s agricultural (not total) water

ALMOND TREES PRODUCE 2 CROPS

Water used to grow almonds produces two crops; in addition to the kernels almond hulls are used to feed livestock, in particular dairy cattle.

STOCKPILE MANAGEMENT

The Almond Board of California recently released updated Stockpile Management Guidelines

ALMOND HULL QUALITY ASSURANCE

CDFA has issued a zero-tolerance policy for crude fiber violations in almond hulls unless an Almond Hull Quality Assurance Plan is in place.  AHPA developed, and ahd available to industry the day the zero-tolerance policy was announced, an Almond Hull Quality Assurance Plan.

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