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: August 2017

Food Quality & Safety Symposium Helps Ensure Almond Lovers Enjoy a High-Quality Nut

Last month Almond Board of California (ABC) hosted its 19th Annual Food Quality and Safety Symposium. Events like this are important because they help the California Almond community deliver the high quality almonds that consumers love. Richard Waycott, ABC president and CEO, kicked off the event talking about how... Read more »

Harvest is in Full Swing

Harvest is in full swing on the farm . Some farmers around us started a good week or two before us, but we finally started shaking last week. Harvest starting all depends on soil type, water moisture in the nuts, weather and tree variety. These factors could vary throughout our state making the start of almond harvest... Read more »

Almond Board Shares the Journey of Almonds from Orchard to Table at Annual ‘Ag in the Classroom’ Conference

The fact that almonds grow on trees is knowledge our community often takes for granted. In fact, many students in California don’t actually realize almonds grow on trees. Additionally, some are unaware of the abundance of agricultural commodities we grow here. In an effort to expand students’ knowledge on the... Read more »

Cortez Growers Association Invests in Solar for Efficiency and Sustainability

Almond Board of California is celebrating its community by running occasional features on farmers, processors, and others who support the industry, highlighting their commitment to sustainability. 1 It’s no secret that a key to the California Almond community’s continued success has been its willingness to adopt new... Read more »