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Join us for our 5th Annual Modesto Almond Industry PAC Event on Oct. 24

Oct. 21, 2019 – -California Almond Industry Political Action Committee will be holding our 5th Annual Almond PAC Event on Thursday, Oct. 24 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at Del Rio Country Club, 801 Stewart Road in Modesto. During the event we will honor Assemblyman Heath Flora as our 2019 Almond Champion of Year. Assemblyman […]

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Update on power outages in Northern California.

INDUSTRY ALERT: October 9, 2019 – – The Almond Alliance is monitoring the power outages in Northern California.  We are aware of seven members that have lost power.  We have been in regular contact with the PG&E agricultural customer managers to get updates on the conditions.  Two members that we know of had their power […]

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2019 Market Facilitation Program Workshops set for October

Oct. 1, 2019 – – USDA’s Market Facilitation Program (MFP) is continuing for the second year, providing almond growers with an opportunity to apply for direct payments to help alleviate the damage resulting from the global trade situation. Unlike the 2018 program when payments were based on delivered pounds, the 2019 MFP program is based […]

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Governor Newsom Makes Key Appointments to Cal EPA

Sept. 11, 2019 – – Gov. Newsom has announced the following appointments to Cal EPA Kristin Peer, 39, of Sacramento, has been appointed deputy secretary and special counsel for water policy at the California Environmental Protection Agency. Peer has been assistant general counsel at the California Environmental Protection Agency since 2015. She was a deputy […]

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Almond Alliance Submits Comments on Glyphosate to EPA

Sept. 11, 2019 – -The Almond Alliance submitted comments to the US Environmental Protection Agency on the proposed interim registration review decision on Glyphosate. We articulated the importance of weed control for almond growers, including reducing weed competition with young trees during a very important period of orchard establishment; keeping micro-irrigation systems clear of weeds […]

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Almond Alliance of California applauds trade deal between U.S. and Japan

Aug. 27, 2019 – -The Almond Alliance of California applauds the recently announced trade deal between the United States and Japan. U.S. President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced the agreement Sunday at a meeting at the G7 summit in Biarritz, France. Both President Trump and Prime Minister Abe said they will sign […]

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Almond Alliance President Trevino Appointed to USDA Agricultural Trade Policy Advisory Committee

June 18, 2019 – -USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue and United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer have appointed Almond Alliance President Elaine Trevino to the USDA Agricultural Policy Advisory Committee for Trade. The Agricultural Policy Advisory Committee provides advice and information to the Secretary of Agriculture and the U.S. Trade Representative on the administration of trade […]

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Help us tell the almond story at the State Capitol on June 12th!

May 28, 2019 – -Help us tell the almond story at the State Capitol on June 12th! The Almond Alliance invites you to participate in the Almond Festival at the State Capitol. This event is intended to bring awareness to State Senators, Assemblymembers and their staff about the value of California almonds to the state’s […]

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Almond Movers & Shakers Cocktail Reception June 11 in Sacramento

May 28, 2019 – -On June 11, 2019, the Almond PAC will hold our first annual- Almond Movers & Shakers Cocktail Reception, an Almond PAC fundraiser, at The Citizen Hotel in Sacramento. This event provides almond industry members the opportunity to visit with bipartisan legislators as they shake it up during an interactive mixology competition. […]

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