Blog Archives for: July 2015

From the Orchard: Ray Henriques on the Best Part of the Almond Industry

Ray HenriquesFor Ray Henriques, farming is about people, not crops. Henriques, general manager of Stewart and Jasper Orchards, believes the people he gets to interact with daily are the best part of the job. “We don’t work 8 to 5 so we… Read more

California's Mediterranean Climate

Click to EnlargeOne of the reasons people love California is for the sunshine. But people aren?t the only ones that love California?s weather. Almond trees thrive here because California is one of the few places on earth with a… Read more

Almond Orchard Sustainability Lifecycle Study Highlights Greenhouse Gas Benefits, Provides Baseline for Future Goals

The prestigious Journal of Industrial Ecology just published the most exhaustive almond orchard lifecycle assessment to date by UC Davis researchers, highlighting greenhouse gas benefits and providing a baseline for future industry… Read more

Almond Industry Updates Policy Makers on Drought, Sustainability

Click to enlargeCalifornia Almond growers, processors and Almond Board of California (ABC) staff visited Washington, DC this past week to participate in the U.S. Agricultural Export Development Council (USAEDC) conference and update… Read more

Almond Board at the Institute of Food Technologists Annual Meeting

The Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) Annual Meeting & Food Expo is the largest food ingredients show in the world. Here food industry folks from around the globe come to discover ingredients and food trends and solve product… Read more

Almond Board Achieves Milestone in Honey Bee Health Protection With Best Management Practices Guidelines

It would not be a stretch to say that billions of hard-working honey bees comprise the most important element in producing abundant California almond harvests.  Of course, good soil, climate, water and other factors are crucial, but… Read more