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Central Valley Buzzing over Honey Bee Pavilion

Earlier this summer, the Almond Board of California’s Honey Bee Pavilion came to the Central Valley to present fun facts about honey bees and highlight the bee’s vital role in providing a diverse, stable and nutritious global food supply. In June, the Honey Bee Pavilion was at the National Ag Science Center’s (NASC)... Read more »

What is #AlmondSustainability?

Did you know one serving of almonds is 23 kernels? To celebrate our community’s responsible farming practices, we’re sharing 23 bite-size pieces of information about growing almonds sustainably. 1 Follow along here, and through #almondsustainability on social media, as we highlight topics across the Almond Board of... Read more »

Soup-To-Nuts Podcast: Bob Curtis Talks Commitment to Bee Health

Bob Curtis, director of agricultural affairs for the Almond Board of California (ABC), was on Food Navigator USA’s Soup-To-Nuts podcast with Elizabeth Crawford to discuss honey bee health and the precautions the California Almond community takes to ensure that bees are happy, healthy, and safe while they are in our... Read more »

Blooming Pastures Provide Appetizers and Dessert for Busy Honey Bees

Given that each almond you eat is the result of pollination by a honey bee, there’s no doubt of their importance to the California almond industry. With continuing concerns about honey bee health, almond farmers are doing more than ever to make their orchards a good and safe place for pollinators. One innovative new... Read more »

Four Generations of Beekeeping: Hard Work, Pride, and Family

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 Jacy and Jamie Johnston’s great-grandfather started a family bee business in 1908 as one of the earliest beekeepers in... Read more »