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Why is There a Federal Marketing Order for Almonds?

Almond growers banded together in 1950 and asked the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to approve a Federal Marketing Order for California almonds. At the time, the focus was primarily on compliance issues and it was originally named the Almond Control Board. Later, in the 1970s, the name was changed to... Read more »

Sustainability: Not Just a Buzzword!

Sustainability 1 was the overarching theme at the annual Almond Conference in December, with sessions dedicated to continuous improvement — including how attendees can apply new, research-based growing practices to improve their operations while reducing their footprint. During Wednesday’s luncheon panel, Dr. Jeff... Read more »

“Happy Holidays!” from the Almond Board and the Future of our Industry

What do you get when you talk to the future of the almond community about topics like bees, almond nutrition, and the correct pronunciation of the word “almond” (or is it “ammond”)? You get the cutest holiday video around! A big “thank you” to the families that make up a majority of the California Almond community and... 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 »

Class Is In for California Almond Growers

No matter the industry, efficiency is a top priority. Within the almond industry, almond growers and processors are always looking for the best and most efficient use of time, natural resources and other inputs to get the greatest output. To stay up to date on the latest almond farming practices that improve... Read more »

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