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: July 2015

From the Orchard: Ray Henriques on the Best Part of the Almond Industry

For Ray Henriques, farming is about people, not crops. Henriques, general manager of Stewart and Jasper Orchards, believes the people he gets to interact with daily are the best part of the job.Read more »

Almond Orchard Sustainability Lifecycle Study Highlights Greenhouse Gas Benefits, Provides Baseline for Future Goals

The prestigious Journal of Industrial Ecology just published the most exhaustive almond orchard lifecycle assessment to date by UC Davis researchers, highlighting greenhouse gas benefits and providing a baseline for future industry sustainability1 achievements.Read more »

Almond Industry Updates Policy Makers on Drought, Sustainability

California Almond growers, processors and Almond Board of California (ABC) staff visited Washington, DC this past week to participate in the U.S. Agricultural Export Development Council (USAEDC) conference and update government agencies on issues facing the almond industry.Read more »

Almond Board at the Institute of Food Technologists Annual Meeting

The Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) Annual Meeting & Food Expo is the largest food ingredients show in the world. Here food industry folks from around the globe come to discover ingredients and food trends and solve product development challenges.Read more »

Almond Board Achieves Milestone in Honey Bee Health Protection With Best Management Practices Guidelines

It would not be a stretch to say that billions of hard-working honey bees comprise the most important element in producing abundant California almond harvests. Of course, good soil, climate, water and other factors are crucial, but without the bees to pollinate our trees every spring, there would be no almonds.Read more »