California Almond Orchards: Growing More Than Just a Delicious Nut

Today the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) reported that California’s almond acreage increased in 2016. Bearing acres – that is orchards old enough to produce a crop – were reported at 940,000 acres, up 2 percent… Read more

Crunching on the Safe Side

California Almond farmers grow virtually 100% of the United States’ (US) supply of almonds, making the U.S. the single largest market for almonds grown in California. We take great pride in providing a wholesome and safe food for consumers… Read more

Green Almonds: A Seasonal Delicacy

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 Stewart & Jasper Orchards is a… Read more

Finding the Middle Ground Between Sustainability and Profitability

Recently Suzy Friedman, senior director of sustainable agriculture at the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) – a partner of the Almond Board of California (ABC), wrote an op-ed titled: “There’s good reason to end the agriculture versus the… Read more

A Comprehensive, Living Map of California Almonds

The Almond Board of California (ABC) has partnered with Land IQ, a Sacramento-based agricultural and environmental scientific research and consulting firm, to develop a comprehensive, living map of California Almonds, orchard-by-orchard.… Read more

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