President’s Report

   There is another large almond crop that will be knocking on our doors soon and the crops appear to only get larger in the years ahead. Even the 2018 crop appears to be another potential record breaker despite a substantial freeze in our area during the pollination period.  We have become used to seasons that Continue Reading

FSMA Requires a Change to Delivery Tickets

For the 2018 hulling and shelling season we will be utilizing a newly redesigned Delivery Ticket. Certain wording has been changed on this important document to bring us into compliance with the federally mandated Food Safety and Modernization Act. The changes to the ticket are required and it is imperative that this new document is Continue Reading

Date Set for Pre-Season Grower Meeting

Save the date! The Association’s annual Pre-Season Grower Meeting has been set for Thursday, July 26, 2018 at Pardini’s, located at 2257 West Shaw Avenue, Fresno, CA 93711.  This will be the only meeting in advance of what appears will be another very large hulling and shelling season.  Please try and attend!  The program will Continue Reading

Ranch Stockpiling Allowance Set for 2018

Do you have adequate space on your ranch to store some, or all of your harvested almond production? If so, the Association will make it worth your while.  If you have space and are interested in this opportunity, then the Board of Directors has approved and directed management to pay 2 cents per eligible meat Continue Reading

Report on the 55th Annual Meeting

This year’s annual meeting was held on Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at TorNino’s Banquet Hall in Fresno. It was a very special evening in which we celebrated the 55th Annual Dinner Meeting of the Association. Chairman James McFarlane gave a report on the prior season and provided a vision for the future. He also thanked Continue Reading

Changes to Your Membership? Please let us know soon!

Each year we often have growers who request changes to their memberships. Sometimes these requests for changes are made during the shelling season which is frequently too late to get them in place.  This can cause a delay in payments to our members from their handlers, and for hulling fees from those handlers to be Continue Reading