Blog Category: Announcements

Committed to Continuous Improvement: Announcing the Almond Orchard 2025 Goals

The California almond community is a collection of family-run farms dedicated to growing good and making life better through innovation and responsible production of a healthy food accessible to people around the world. California is… Read more

Spotlight on Weird and Wonderful Almond Coproduct Research

Did you know almond trees grow four products? In addition to the kernel that we eat, almond coproducts include the almond hull, which is used to feed livestock, and the shells, which are used as livestock bedding. Even the trees are… Read more

Almond Board Makes $6.8 Million Investment to Support the Almond Community’s Commitment to Continuous Improvement

To kick off its 46th annual Almond Conference, the Almond Board of California (ABC) announced a $6.8 million investment in 75 independent research projects supporting next-generation farming practices. These projects and the… Read more

Increased Almond Acreage Means Increased Value to Local Environment

Today, USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service reported that California’s almond acreage increased in 2017. Bearing acres, that is orchards old enough to produce a crop, were reported at 1 million acres, which is up 6 percent from… Read more

Almond Board Invests $4.8 Million in Research Supporting Water Sustainability, Honey Bee Health, and Innovative Coproduct Utilization

Today is the first day of the 45th annual Almond Conference! To kick off the event, Almond Board of California (ABC) announced this year’s research funding investments of $4.8 million in 64 independent, third-party research projects. With… Read more

California FFA Honors Almond Community’s $47,000 Contribution to Students Interested in Ag

On April 23, the California Almond community was honored by the California State FFA for an ongoing commitment to the future of farming. Almond Board of California (ABC), and specifically the Almond Leadership Program, has played an… 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… Read more

Year-Long Immersion Program for Future Almond Leaders Kicks Off

We are excited to welcome 18 new participants to the 2017 Almond Board of California’s (ABC) Almond Leadership Program! Now in its ninth year, this program helps prepare the participants to become leaders within the California almond… Read more

ABC Continues Commitment to Research with New $4.7M Investment

Happy National Almond Day and National Innovation Day! This is the perfect occasion to announce that the Almond Board of California (ABC) is investing $4.7 million in 82 independent, third-party research projects exploring next-generation… 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… Read more