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N E W S L E T T E R O F T H E A L M O N D B O A R D O F C A L I F O R N I A SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2019 | ISSUE 5 HOW WE GROW Nut Industries Convene at Navel Orangeworm Summit Navel orangeworm (NOW) has a reputation for being the most damaging pest to almonds. In fact, it's a threat so serious that this summer the Almond Board convened what amounted to a war council to ramp up efforts around NOW control. Page 4 Page 6 Page 11 Read full article on Page 8 Trials Inform Feasibility of Off-ground Harvesting The widespread adoption of off-ground harvesting for almonds may be years away, but for growers Brian Wahlbrink and Wes Sperry the future is now. From Research to Reality: A Super Fly Story In the world of beneficial insects, black soldier flies and black soldier fly larvae are approaching superstar status as they efficiently accelerate the decomposition of organic waste. The Almond Conference 2019: "Best of Show" Event The Almond Conference is the perfect place to grow your knowledge of production research, marketing program updates, global and technical regulations, food quality and safety, and more. We want to see you there!

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