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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 »

Almond Board CEO at Forbes AgTech to Collaborate for Continued Innovation

In late June, Almond Board of California (ABC) President and CEO Richard Waycott attended the Forbes AgTech Summit . At the summit, leaders in agriculture and technology came together to discuss opportunities and challenges at the nexus of those two industries. A commitment to innovation has propelled almonds to... Read more »

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 »

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