Blog Archives for: January 2018

KIND CEO Advocates for Honesty, Transparency in the Food System at 2017 Almond Conference

In December, the California Almond community gathered in Sacramento for the annual Almond Conference where hot topics in the industry were discussed. From bee health to marketing programs, sessions armed almond farmers and processors… Read more

How Do You Define Sustainability?

At the 2017 Sustainable Agriculture Summit in November, farmers, retailers, marketers, and consumers affirmed the importance of sustainability, yet emphasized the role of different metrics, practices, and outcomes in how it’s defined.… Read more

Biosolari-Say What?! New Research Combines Hulls, Shells, and Soil Health

The California Almond community is always innovating. At the 2017 Almond Conference, attendees got a preview of a new approach under investigation to control soil pests, improve soil health, and reuse almond coproducts. Almonds grow inside… Read more

Dormant Trees, Busy Farmers

It’s winter time and harvest is over, but the work for California Almond farmers isn’t done. Like many other types of trees, almond orchards lose their leaves during winter and rest, a time known as dormancy. Once the leaves have fallen… Read more

Almond Board’s Sustainability Program Showcased at 2017 Sustainable Agriculture Summit

Almond Board of California’s (ABC) development and implementation of the California Almond Sustainability Program (CASP) was highlighted at the third annual Sustainable Agriculture Summit in November. At a session titled “Gaining Ground… Read more