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ABC Continues Commitment to Research with New $4.7M Investment

Happy National Almond Day and National Innovation Day! This is the perfect occasion to announce that the Almond Board of California (ABC) is investing $4.7 million in 82 independent, third-party research projects exploring next-generation farming and sustainable practices. 1 Altogether, these research projects cover a... Read more »

Using Everything the Orchard Grows: Our Commitment to Zero Waste

Did you know that in addition to the almond kernels we love to eat, almond trees also grow “coproducts”? This includes hulls and shells that protect the nut during its development, as well as the woody biomass of the tree itself. The California almond community has always taken responsibility for these coproducts,... Read more »

The California Almond Community Partners for the Future

The success of the California Almond community relies upon many people in many different roles. From almond farmers and processors, to equipment manufacturers and environmentalists, all contribute to a sustainable future for California Almonds. Working in partnerships fuels the industry to move forward. During the... Read more »

Almond Industry is Leader in Sustainable Farming and Groundwater Research

Farming has been a family business for ages, and California’s many multigenerational almond farms are no different. Farmers want to pass their land and legacy on to their children and grandchildren, and in order to ensure that productive farms are left to pass on when that day comes, almond farmers in the Central... Read more »

A Year in Review: The Almond Board of California

As we finish up the 2016 almond harvest, we are embarking on what we call a new “crop year” – meaning the time from harvest to harvest. The past crop year of Aug. 2015 – Aug. 2016, saw more than 1.8 billion pounds of almonds, 3.7 billion pounds of hulls, and 1.3 billion pounds of shell shaken from California’s almond... Read more »

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