Blog Archives for: March 2017

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

Ag Day Celebrates Contributions of Agriculture to Everyday Life

National Ag Day, observed on March 21, celebrates the abundance provided by agriculture and recognizes the many contributions it brings to our everyday lives. This year’s theme, Agriculture: Food for Life, reminds us of the fundamental… Read more

California Water Action Collaborative Tours Almond Research Site

More than ever consumers are interested in where their food comes from and how it is produced. While the recent drought in California has brought almond conversations to the forefront, companies across the board are talking to their… Read more

Almond Community Advancements Grow More Crop Per Drop

World Water Day has been celebrated on March 22 every year since 1993 when it was designated by the United Nations (UN) General Assembly to focus attention on the importance of freshwater and advocate for the sustainable management of… Read more

Beautiful Blooms Highlighted in Almond Photo Contest

Used as backdrops for family photos or simply to highlight the natural beauty of the blossoms, amateurs and professional photographers alike are drawn to blooming California almond orchards. Over the past month, followers of the Almond… Read more

So Much More than Almonds: Bees, Technology and Natural Weed Control

  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 The Weststeyn family has owned and… Read more

Modesto Bee Op-Ed: Sustainability, Not Drought, Can Be the Future of Our State

This op-ed was written by Stanislaus County Almond Farmer Nick Blom and originally appeared on The Modesto Bee. Nick Blom was born and raised in west Modesto and graduated from California State University, Fresno with a degree in… Read more