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: April 2016

As California Almond Acreage Grows, Trees Bring Benefits to Agriculture, Environment, Community

Today, the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service reported that California’s almond acreage increased in 2015. Bearing acres, that is orchards old enough to produce a crop, were reported at 890,000 acres, up 1.1 percent from 2014. Total almond acres for 2015 were estimated at 1,110,000, up from 1,050,000 acres the previous year.Read more »

Earth Day 2016 Celebrates Trees for the Earth

Earth Day is this Friday, and this year’s theme is Trees for the Earth . According to the Earth Day Network, trees are an important part of achieving a cleaner, healthier and more sustainable planet because they help us combat climate change, breathe clean air and help our communities. Click to Enlarge California’s... Read more »

Sustainability, From Crop to Consumer, a Hot Topic at SCAN Meeting

Earlier this month, the Almond Board of California supported an educational session, “How Sustainability is Shaping the Shopping Cart,” at the annual SCAN (Sports, Cardiovascular and Wellness Nutrition) meeting of registered dietitians.Read more »