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Almond Community Advancements Grow More Crop Per Drop

World Water Day has been celebrated on March 22 every year since 1993 when it was designated by the United Nations (UN) General Assembly to focus attention on the importance of freshwater and advocate for the sustainable management of water resources. Each year, a specific water issue is highlighted and for 2017 the... Read more »

Modesto Bee Op-Ed: Sustainability, Not Drought, Can Be the Future of Our State

This op-ed was written by Stanislaus County Almond Farmer Nick Blom and originally appeared on The Modesto Bee. Nick Blom was born and raised in west Modesto and graduated from California State University, Fresno with a degree in agriculture education. Mr. Blom owns and operates an almond farm with his father and... Read more »

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 »

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