The Almond Board of California Redesigns Their almonds.com Website
It details all the information growers need to produce almonds in better, safer, and healthier ways, including a downloadable version of ABC's Good Agricultural Practices, instructions on how to optimize irrigation and nutrient management and information for growers who are new to the industry. Industry members will also find information on the Almond Orchard 2025 goals and California almond sustainability program, as well as timely news to guide decision making.
Again, log on to almonds.com to see those changes.
In more Tree Nut news. Jonathan field is the manager of the Walnut Bargaining Association. He's bullish on the future of walnuts in California.
“I think walnuts long term are going to be very profitable. I think those people who spent a lot of money to buy $40,000 an-acre orchards, or penciled in $1.60 or $1.70 a pound for the future crop----I don't think they're going to do quite so well,” Field said. “However, the typical grower has always basically leveraged their acres to buy more ground to plant and were conservative, I think that they'll probably be okay in the long run.”