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Innovation in Action at The Almond Conference!

December’s Almond Conference was a great place to see innovation in action! From sessions about “Precision Irrigation Management” and “Biomass,” to “New Almond Calorie Research” and “Pest Management and Pollination,” industry experts and local farmers addressed the almond market and agricultural challenges, as well as... Read more »

Continuing Education Drives Continuous Improvement in the Almond Community

Like any other profession, farmers need to stay up to date on the latest trends and newest technologies in their industry. This is the reason that for the past 44 years Almond Board of California (ABC) has hosted the Almond Conference , which was attended by over 3,000 members of the almond community this past year... Read more »

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 »

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