Blog Archives for: February 2016

A Partnership as Sweet as Honey

Click to EnlargeFrom Chico to Bakersfield, almond orchards are covered in white blossoms with bees carrying pollen from blossom to blossom.  Without honey bees hard work in the orchards this time of year, there simply wouldn’t be any… Read more

The California Almond Community Works Hard to Safeguard Honey Bees – Our Vital Partners in Producing Almonds

Click to EnlargeMillions of the California Almond industry’s hardest working partners – honey bees – are buzzing into orchards to pollinate billions of almond blossoms in the process to produce this year’s crop. In doing so they will feast… Read more

Whole Orchard Recycling Could Benefit Soil Quality and Provide Additional Carbon Sequestration

California almond growers are examining new ways to deal with tree biomass produced by the removal of old orchards other than cogeneration burning. While sending the biomass to cogeneration converts the wood to electricity, returning the… Read more

Modesto Almond Farmer Banks Local Stormwater

Almond Farmer Nick BlomEast of San Francisco in the heart of the Central Valley, almond farmer Nick Blom is intentionally flooding 15 acres of almond trees in Modesto.  Researchers at the University of California, Davis are working with… Read more

Handy Resources for Everything You Want to Know About the Almond Industry

Click to EnlargeAlmond Board of California takes pride in having an open-door policy, which is why we have brought some of our key resources and tools together on one handy new factsheet.  These resources help reporters, consumers and… Read more