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PPIC Polling: Strong Bipartisan Support for Prop. 3, Water and Environment

July 31, 2018 – -According to the non-partisan Public Policy Institute of California, 56% of likely CA voters say the candidates’ environmental positions are very important in determining their votes—the largest share to express this view since PPIC first asked likely voters the question in 2006 (44%). Another third of likely voters (31%) say candidate […]

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President’s Message: Almond Alliance Trade Update

July 31, 2018 – – By Elaine Trevino, President, Almond Alliance of California As the President/CEO of the Almond Alliance, I want to reassure you that our mission is to protect you, and the entire industry, from short and long-term threats brought on by trade disputes. The Alliance continues to be diligent in our work […]

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Jeff Denham and Jim Costa Appointed to Farm Bill Conference Committee

July 20, 2018 – -Speaker Ryan and Minority Leader Pelosi have respectively appointed Jeff Denham from Turlock and Jim Costa from Fresno to the 2018 Farm Bill Conference Committee.  While both Congressmen are very well versed in California Almonds – we will be making contact with their offices in the coming days to remind them […]

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Stop the State Water Grab!

July 20, 2018 – -The State Water Resources Control Board’s decision to demand twice as much water flow down the Tuolumne, Stanislaus and Merced rivers in a purported effort to save salmon is an attack on the California agricultural industry and threatens the economic well-being of the San Joaquin Valley. Water is the life blood […]

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FDA to Crackdown on Non-dairy Products Labeling

July 20, 2018 – -The Almond Alliance will be sending a letter immediately to the FDA Commissioner to express our concern that it appears the FDA has made a decision regarding the use of the term “milk” for non-dairy products without providing the almond industry with a voice in the FDA process. The Almond Alliance intends to counter […]

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Almond Alliance Joins Specialty Crop Tariff Mitigation Coalition

July 20, 2018 – – President’s Message by Elaine Trevino – -The Almond Alliance, along with multiple specialty crop organizations, continues to communicate directly with the Administration regarding the negative impacts of retaliatory tariffs being implemented by our trading partners. While we continue to support the Administration’s moves to address and resolve unfair trade practices, […]

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President’s Message to Membership on Tariffs and Almonds

By Elaine Trevino, President, Almond Alliance of California July 17, 2018 – -The Almond Alliance has been very busy contacting the highest levels of USDA, the White House Administration and Congress to express the California almond industry’s deep concern about the damage that is occurring from the retaliatory tariffs by our trading partners.  We have […]

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Some Tips on Preparing for the 2018 Season

July 17, 2018 – -At the 2018 Almond Alliance Convention Stacy Henderson, Attorney at Law, presented our membership with essential labor law tools for the 2018 harvest. We encourage members to review the presentation and reach out to Almond Alliance if you require any further clarification. Download Presentation Here Also, view Stacy’s interview with with Pacific Nut Producer on Immigration & […]

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