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: October 2016

ABC Represents the Almond Community at 2016 Farm Tank Summit

Through an informational booth and speaking opportunities, Almond Board of California (ABC) represented the California almond community at last month’s 2016 Farm Tank Summit . ABC CEO Richard Waycott spoke on the Food Business Panel with other industry experts including Nick Kastle (The Morning Star Company), Jennifer... Read more »


Building on the recent announcement from FDA about new guidance on the term healthy and how almonds–full of naturally good fats*–now meet the updated definition, there’s more good nutrition news to share: a one ounce serving of almonds now provides half of the daily needs for vitamin E and is a significant source of... Read more »

Society of Environmental Journalists Tours Almond Orchard

During this month’s Society of Environmental Journalists Conference, Almond Board staff and almond grower Daniel Bays hosted several attendees on a tour of Bays’ almond orchard in Westley, CA. Daniel is the third generation of his family to operate the Bays Ranch after moving to the Central Valley in 1957 from Ventura... 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 »

Almond Harvest Innovations Help to Improve Air Quality

Almond Board of California (ABC) and the California almond community continue to use innovations and responsible practices during harvest to protect California air quality without sacrificing production efficiency, and help ensure that future generations will inherit land and orchards that have been managed... Read more »