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From the Orchard: Making Every Drop Count

For many almond farmers, a regular orchard task is irrigation system maintenance. That’s a fancy way of saying that, just like you might keep an eye on your backyard sprinklers to ensure they’re working well, almond farmers closely monitor the functionality of each irrigation dripper or sprinkler throughout the trees... Read more »

California Almond Orchards: Growing More Than Just a Delicious Nut

Today the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) reported that California’s almond acreage increased in 2016. Bearing acres – that is orchards old enough to produce a crop – were reported at 940,000 acres, up 2 percent from 2015. Total almond acres for 2016 were estimated at 1.24 million acres, up 7... Read more »

Green Almonds: A Seasonal Delicacy

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 Stewart & Jasper Orchards is a family-owned almond farming and processing operation near Newman, California. Founded... Read more »

A Comprehensive, Living Map of California Almonds

The Almond Board of California (ABC) has partnered with Land IQ , a Sacramento-based agricultural and environmental scientific research and consulting firm, to develop a comprehensive, living map of California Almonds , orchard-by-orchard. This map is the result of over half a decade of research and because Land IQ’s... Read more »

California Water Action Collaborative Tours Almond Research Site

More than ever consumers are interested in where their food comes from and how it is produced. While the recent drought in California has brought almond conversations to the forefront, companies across the board are talking to their customers about how products can be good for people, their communities and the planet... Read more »

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