Blog Archives for: February 2017

Blooming Pastures Provide Appetizers and Dessert for Busy Honey Bees

Given that each almond you eat is the result of pollination by a honey bee, there’s no doubt of their importance to the California almond industry. With continuing concerns about honey bee health, almond farmers are doing more than ever to… Read more

Four Generations of Beekeeping: Hard Work, Pride, and Family

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 Jacy and Jamie Johnston’s great-… 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

Bees and Almonds: A Sweet History

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 Garber Poultry Farm was established in… Read more

Ode to Almond Milk

February is a month filled with expressions of love. To celebrate in February and beyond, California Almonds is sharing all the things to love about almonds, including a consumer favorite: almond milk. Consumers have many choices when it… Read more

Retiring Almond Researcher`s Contribution to the Industry He Grew Up In

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 A native of Ripon, California, Dr. Ted… Read more

Preparing Bees for Almond Bloom

Each year between January and February, just before almond trees burst into bloom, two-thirds of the nation’s commercial honey bees hives converge in California. The bees are essential because unlike some plants, almond trees are not self-… Read more

Innovation in Action at The Almond Conference!

December’s Almond Conference was a great place to see innovation in action! From sessions about “Precision Irrigation Management” and “Biomass,” to “New Almond Calorie Research” and “Pest Management and Pollination,” industry experts and… Read more