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DWR to Host GSA Forum – Save the Date

Feb. 11, 2019 – -The Department of Water Resources (DWR) will host a free, public Groundwater Sustainability Agency (GSA) Forum for GSA members and stakeholders on March 21, 2019, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., in the Sacramento area. The forum will highlight various GSA efforts to facilitate the exchange of ideas, establish professional networks […]

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CA Air Board 2019 Agricultural Tractor and Mobile Equipment Survey

Feb. 11, 2019 – -The California Air Resources Board (CARB), with the support of the California agricultural community, is requesting your participation in a new 2019 agricultural equipment survey. The 2019 agricultural survey covers all mobile agricultural equipment, including tractors, combines, balers, agricultural use ATVs and forklifts, and many more. The survey is intended for […]

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US Trade Representative Releases 2018 Reports on China’s and Russia’s WTO Compliance

Feb. 11, 2019 – -As required by law, on February 4, 2019, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative released reports assessing China’s and Russia’s implementation of their respective World Trade Organization (WTO) commitments. The Week, an Indian publication, reported the USTR report alleges that China’s use of export and import substitution subsidies has been ubiquitous […]

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Deadline for Market Facilitation Program applications extended

Jan. 9, 2019 – – Secretary Sonny Perdue has announced, at the request of Congressman Costa and four members of the California delegation, the extension of the deadline for Market Facilitation Program applications. The Almond Alliance worked with Congressman Costa’s office to formalize this request. FSA offices were kept open as long as possible, but […]

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California Labor Law Update 2019 set for Jan. 28

Jan. 3, 2019 – – Join the Almond Alliance of California and attorney Stacy Henderson, of Terpstra Henderson, A Professional Company, for our 2019 California Labor Law Update. The presentation will provide an overview of new laws and other recent developments which are most likely to impact your operation in 2019, as well as practical […]

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Farm Service Agency Offices are Closed due to Government Shutdown

Jan. 3, 2019 – -Due to the partial government shutdown, all local Farm Service Agency (FSA) offices are closed until further notice; therefore any review of applications under the Market Facilitation Program (MFP) program is on hold. New applications can continue to be submitted through the USDA website, but there is no review until staff comes back […]

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38th Annual Almond Alliance Convention Room Block is Open!

Dec. 20, 2018 – -Please join the Almond Alliance as we celebrate our 38th Annual Convention. The Almond Alliance convention will be held April 30 – May 2, 2019 in beautiful Napa, California at the Meritage Resort. The Annual Convention brings together growers, huller/shellers, processors and allied businesses in a collaborative atmosphere to share knowledge, […]

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Almond Advantage Magazine: September/ October 2018

The Almond Advantage is our bimonthly printed magazine, featuring the latest industry news and recent activities the Almond Alliance has been engaged in. Highlights in September/October edition of the Almond Advantage include: Market Facilitation Program (MFP) – Almond Growers can sign up for the MFP payments between September 24 through January 15, 2019; however, payments to […]

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