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Almond Alliance Joins With Diverse Group of Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resource Organizations to Protect California’s Pollinators

April 7, 2021 – -– The Almond Alliance of California (AAC) is joining with a broad array of organizations from across California’s agricultural and environmental landscape to form the California Pollinator Coalition to address a shared commitment to the health of pollinators. The Coalition is focusing on increasing the value working lands provide to our […]

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Almond Alliance Hails Congressional Efforts Expressing Concern Over Carriers Declining to Ship U.S. Ag Exports from U.S. Ports

March 12, 2021 – – The Almond Alliance is actively involved in efforts by the Agriculture Transportation Coalition, a broad coalition of agricultural trade organizations, who are expressing deep concern over reports that certain vessel-operating common carriers (VOCCs) are declining to ship U.S. agricultural commodity exports from U.S. ports. VOCCs serve as an integral link […]

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Information Demand on Detention & Demurrage Practices to Be Issued

Posted February 17, 2021 – – Federal Maritime Commissioner Rebecca F. Dye will issue information demand orders to ocean carriers and marine terminal operators (MTOs) to determine if legal obligations related to detention and demurrage practices are being met. The orders are being issued under the authority Commissioner Dye has as the Fact Finding Officer […]

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Paycheck Protection Program Second Draw Loans Outlined

Jan. 26, 2021- Source: Small Business Administration – – The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) now allows certain eligible borrowers that previously received a PPP loan to apply for a Second Draw PPP Loan with the same general loan terms as their First Draw PPP Loan. Second Draw PPP Loans can be used to help fund […]

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California court rules insects not protected by Endangered Species Act

Nov. 20, 2020 – -The California Superior Court in Sacramento has ruled the California Endangered Species Act (CESA) does not cover insects and that bees cannot be classified as fish. The Court issued its final ruling on Nov. 19, 2020. The Almond Alliance of California, in collaboration with seven other agricultural groups, filed suit with […]

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A Tribute to Our Beloved Board Member Diana Clark

Aug. 22, 2020 – – Diana Lynn Clark, 65, passed away on August 15, 2020 after a long battle with cancer. She was a beloved wife, mother, Gaga, and friend to many. Diana was born in Bakersfield to Billy Jack and Betty Jo Greenfield. She grew up in McFarland, and for a memorable, but short […]

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