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

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

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

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

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

Continuing Education Drives Continuous Improvement in the Almond Community

Like any other profession, farmers need to stay up to date on the latest trends and newest technologies in their industry. This is the reason that for the past 44 years Almond Board of California (ABC) has hosted the Almond Conference,… 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

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

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