Blog Category: Sustainability

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

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

ATTN: Almond Coproducts Can Help Our Environment

Almond trees grow more than just our favorite nut! They actually provide four valuable products – the almond kernel we eat, shells that protect the nut and are used as livestock bedding, fuzzy outer hulls used as dairy feed, and the tree… 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

Celebrating Earth Day and Our Journey to Zero Waste

This Earth Day, and every day, California almond farmers and processors practice a zero waste approach, ensuring everything grown in the orchard is put to good use. With support from the Almond Board of California, researchers are… Read more