President’s Report – How Do We Stack Up

We get it! Our membership expects us to process their almond production on a timely basis, at the lowest cost and of the highest quality possible when we deliver your almond production to your packer.  This is and has always been our focus and we strive to perform on each of these critical components along Continue Reading

Results of Recently Held Special Election

A “Special Election” recently took place to fill a vacancy for Seat#2 on the Associations’ Board of Directors. The seat was formerly held by Mr. Tim DaSilva who resigned in September.  Five members showed an interest in running for this slot. They filled out the required application, obtained five signatures from members who attested to Continue Reading

2017 Report – A New Record As the Almond Industry Grows

Once again, the Association achieved a new record shelling volume in 2017. A total of 120,484,511 pounds of Almonds were shelled at the Association’s two sites this season.  The prior record of 109,287,465 pounds was recorded in 2016.  The 2015 volume was 94,230,888 pounds.  Therefore in just three seasons the shelling volume has soared by Continue Reading

Changes to Your Membership? Please Let Us Know Soon!

Each year we often have growers who request changes to their memberships. This year the last minute changes were inordinate.  They hurt our efficiency as we were trying to get the plants going at the start of the shelling season.  This is just too late to get requested changes in place.  Late changes can cause Continue Reading