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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 »

Bees and Almonds: A Sweet History

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 Garber Poultry Farm was established in 1911, but in the 1960s, the hen houses began making way for almond trees. There... Read more »

Retiring Almond Researcher’s Contribution to the Industry He Grew Up In

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 A native of Ripon, California, Dr. Ted DeJong’s career started on his uncle’s peach and almond farm. Like many others in... Read more »

Technology Revolutionizes Almond Processors and Their Communities

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 As Rick Marcoux walks through the sterile, florescent-lit room filled with people in white caps and gowns, it isn’t hard... Read more »

“Happy Holidays!” from the Almond Board and the Future of our Industry

What do you get when you talk to the future of the almond community about topics like bees, almond nutrition, and the correct pronunciation of the word “almond” (or is it “ammond”)? You get the cutest holiday video around! A big “thank you” to the families that make up a majority of the California Almond community and... Read more »

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