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: September 2015

USDA Funds New Pilot Project to Help Almond Growers Gain Greater Access to Greenhouse Gas Markets

The Almond Board of California (ABC) will join with the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) and other partners in carrying out a new USDA-funded pilot project designed to give both almond and corn growers greater access to greenhouse gas markets like those under California’s cap-and-trade program. The $960,000 project is... Read more »

Almond Harvest: From Tree to Table

This post was written by Almond Board intern Allie Assali, part of a third-generation almond growing and handling family located in Stanislaus County, Calif. Focusing on industry relations with a background in agricultural economics and marketing, Allie brings her grower and handler perspective to her activities at... Read more »

Independent Research Provides Cutting-Edge Scientific Information

Almond Board of California’s longstanding commitment to funding independent research is an important part of our responsibility to growers and consumers. We fund research in a number of areas, including almond production, environmental stewardship, almond quality and safety, and health/nutrition. This objective, third... Read more »

Almond Harvest: Leaving the Orchard

This post was written by Almond Board staff member Danielle Veenstra, part of a third-generation almond growing family located in San Joaquin County. Specializing in agricultural and environmental affairs and with a background in natural resource management, Danielle’s grower perspective is valuable in her work at the... Read more »

Almond Harvest: Sun and Sweepers

This post was written by Almond Board staff member Danielle Veenstra, part of a third-generation almond growing family located in San Joaquin County. Specializing in agricultural and environmental affairs and with a background in natural resource management, Danielle’s grower perspective is valuable in her work at the... Read more »

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