Blog Category: Water

BBC Future Reports on Water-Saving Tech Used by California Almond Farmers

What do NASA, almonds, JJ Ramberg and microsprinklers have in common? Each feature in the latest episode of BBC’s Follow the Food series, which focuses on water and profiles “innovators making extraordinary strides in protecting this… Read more

Water Management is a Complex Issue in California. But We Need to Tackle It Together

By Brian Wahlbrink, almond farmer Special to The Sacramento Bee Of all the issues that have crossed Gov. Gavin Newsom’s desk during his first 100 days in office, water might very well be the most complex. How the state manages this… Read more

Meet the Woman Behind the North Valley Regional Recycled Water Program

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 Del Puerto Water District General… Read more

Going High Tech for Water Saving

The California almond community is committed to the responsible and efficient use of water. Improvements in production practices and water-saving technologies have helped almond farmers reduce the amount of water it takes to grow a pound… Read more

Irrigation Innovations Help Farmers Take Care of the Land and its Resources

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 According to the most recent USDA… Read more

Almond Farmer Mike Curry: ‘Being creative with water is a way of life.’

This op-ed was written by Mike Curry and originally appeared in the Modesto Bee.  Mike is a board member of the Almond Alliance, alumni of the Almond Leadership Program and an almond huller and sheller with Johnson Farms, a fourth-… Read more

Connection Forged at The Almond Conference Yields On-Farm Irrigation Improvements

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 Former math and physical education… Read more

Groundwater Recharge Update: Early Results Show No Negative Effect on the Trees

UC Water News published an interview with Dr. Helen Dahlke, an associate professor at UC Davis and Almond Board-funded researcher, in which she discusses her research on the feasibility of recharging underground aquifers by flooding almond… Read more

California Almonds: Growing Good with Each Drop

Did you know that growing almonds is a good use of water? That’s right – new research published in the Journal of Ecological Indicators affirms that almonds rank among the most valuable foods grown in California in terms of the… Read more

World Water Day: Solutions Inspired by Nature

This World Water Day, and every day, we celebrate California Almond farmers’ commitment to sustainable water solutions. These solutions can be found all around us in nature, as highlighted by this year's World Water Day theme, “Nature for… Read more