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Join Almond Alliance for Preseason Training June 19

June 14, 2018 – – The Almond Alliance has partnered with the safety experts at Borretti, Inc. to provide members with comprehensive safety and instructional training. Date: Tuesday, June 19, 2018 Time: 8:30 a.m.— 11:30 a.m. Location: Stanislaus County Farm Bureau 1201 L Street, Modesto, CA 95354 RSVP: staff@almondalliance.org or call 209-300-7140. Heat Illness: * […]

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CV-Salts Water Quality Regulations Approved

June 8, 2018 – -Last week the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board approved on a 5-0 vote a package of proposed amendments to the Central Valley Water Quality Control Board’s Water Quality Control Plan. More than 10 years in the making, the proposed regulatory changes are joint recommendations of a large stakeholder group, […]

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One Down, One To Go on Parks/Water Bonds

June 8, 2018 – – Californians this year will vote on not one but two park/water bond measures totaling $13 billion. Given that the state still hasn’t spent all of the $7.5 billion from the Proposition 1 water bond passed in 2014, it raises a crucial question: Does California really need another $13 billion in […]

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California Midterm Election Results in Some Surprises

June 8, 2018 – -The June 5th primary was the first test for many statewide and district politicians.  While the statewide races provided little surprise and drama, a few of the Assembly and Senate races exposed some challenges for each party come November. State-wide Offices This year Gov. Jerry Brown is termed out after four […]

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California almond delegation discusses trade topics in DC visit

June 8, 2018 – –By Elaine Trevino, President, Almond Alliance of California – – After spending several days as part of an Almond Board of California delegation in Washington DC meeting with officials from USDA, Foreign Agricultural Service, United States Trade Representative and California’s Congressional delegation, here is my perspective about the recent retaliation against […]

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Tax on Services Bill Gets Amended and a Hearing

May 21, 2018 – -The first hearing was held last week on a bill which would impose a 3% tax on professional services purchased by businesses in exchange for a 2% reduction in the statewide sales and use tax. The bill has already been given the “job-killer” label by the California Chamber of Chamber due to […]

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CDFA Releases Groundwater Recharge Recommendations

May 21, 2018 – -Last November CDFA, in cooperation with other state agencies, hosted a public forum on Managed Groundwater Recharge to Support Sustainable Water Management. Following this event, staff with the California State Board of Food and Agriculture, working with other agency colleagues, developed a list of recommendations based on discussions and insights at […]

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Sexual Harassment and Abusive Conduct Prevention Training June 1

May 21, 2018 – -Join Attorney Stacy Henderson for Sexual Harassment & Abusive Conduct Prevention Training, hosted by the Almond Alliance of California. Date: Friday, June 1, 2018 Time: 9:00 a.m.— 11:00 a.m. Location: Solid Networks –Training Room 5686 Pirrone Road Salida, CA  95368 California employers are required to take all reasonable steps to prevent harassment and discrimination […]

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Almond Alliance Upcoming Training: June 1 Sexual Harassment & Abusive Conduct Prevention

May 11, 2018 – -Join Attorney Stacy Henderson for Sexual Harassment & Abusive Conduct Prevention Training, hosted by Almond Alliance of California. California employers are required to take all reasonable steps to prevent harassment and discrimination from occurring in the workplace. As part of that requirement, employers with 50 or more employees must provide Sexual Harassment and Abusive Conduct […]

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