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Collaborating to Make Water Sustainability a California Reality

Almond Board of California was pleased to join the CEO Water Mandate , the California Water Action Collaborative (CWAC), and other organizations from across government, the private sector, and civil society, for a two-day working summit earlier this month to develop a collective vision for water stewardship in... Read more »

Society of Environmental Journalists Tours Almond Orchard

During this month’s Society of Environmental Journalists Conference, Almond Board staff and almond grower Daniel Bays hosted several attendees on a tour of Bays’ almond orchard in Westley, CA. Daniel is the third generation of his family to operate the Bays Ranch after moving to the Central Valley in 1957 from Ventura... Read more »

Almond Industry is Leader in Sustainable Farming and Groundwater Research

Farming has been a family business for ages, and California’s many multigenerational almond farms are no different. Farmers want to pass their land and legacy on to their children and grandchildren, and in order to ensure that productive farms are left to pass on when that day comes, almond farmers in the Central... Read more »

ALMOND COMMUNITY’S WATER MANAGEMENT PRACTICES RECOGNIZED AT INTERNATIONAL FOOD SCIENCE CONGRESS

There are several factors driving a growing interest in understanding environmental impacts and their economic implications. Consumers are increasingly becoming more interested in the environmental effects of their food choices, while manufacturers and retailers proactively plan for supply chain stability. It is... Read more »

A Year in Review: The Almond Board of California

As we finish up the 2016 almond harvest, we are embarking on what we call a new “crop year” – meaning the time from harvest to harvest. The past crop year of Aug. 2015 – Aug. 2016, saw more than 1.8 billion pounds of almonds, 3.7 billion pounds of hulls, and 1.3 billion pounds of shell shaken from California’s almond... Read more »

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