The Almond Lifecycle: From Bloom to Snack Time

Almonds and the trees that grow them go through many stages in their annual lifecycle including dormancy during winter, the stunning bloom in February and March, “growing up” through the spring, and “cracking open” in summer. The year… Read more

Meet the Woman Behind the North Valley Regional Recycled Water Program

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 Del Puerto Water District General… Read more

Employee Q&A: Bob Curtis, Director of Agricultural Affairs

In our ABC Q&A series, we bring you brief interviews with some of the minds driving innovation at the Almond Board of California. We speak to a wide variety of folks who work here at the Almond Board, exploring topics from research, to… Read more

Going High Tech for Water Saving

The California almond community is committed to the responsible and efficient use of water. Improvements in production practices and water-saving technologies have helped almond farmers reduce the amount of water it takes to grow a pound… Read more

Irrigation Innovations Help Farmers Take Care of the Land and its Resources

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 According to the most recent USDA… Read more

Beat the Heat with Almond Summertime Treats

While the summertime temperatures in California’s almond growing region often reach the high nineties and even into the hundreds, almond trees thrive in the warm California sun. Perfectly suited to the state’s Mediterranean climate,… Read more

Can Native Bees Help Pollinate Almonds?

While honey bees have always been the star of the show for almond pollination, we know other pollinators play important roles in our food supply. So as we continue celebrating National Pollinator Week, we’re highlighting a native bee may… Read more

National Pollinator Week: Celebrating the Humble Honey Bee

National Pollinator Week is here! It is a time to celebrate pollinators, the diverse diets they support, and spread the word about how we can protect them. Without pollinators, like the honey bee, we wouldn’t have almonds. In fact, 35… Read more

Employee Q&A: Dr. Karen Lapsley, Chief Scientific Officer

In our ABC Q&A series, we bring you brief interviews with some of the minds driving innovation at the Almond Board of California. We speak to a wide variety of folks who work here at the Almond Board, exploring topics from research, to… Read more

Celebrating World Bee Day with Beekeeper Jamie Johnston

Sunday marks the first annual World Bee Day! The result of a recently adopted UN resolution, May 20 is set aside to “spread awareness of the significance of bees” and lands on the birthday of Anton Janša, a Slovenian teacher of apiculture… Read more