Almond Board-Funded Research: Simple Swap-In of Almonds Can Add Up to Big Nutrition

Did you know that 92 percent of Americans snack sometime throughout the day 1 , and, often, more than once? So when you think about it, your snacking choices can be key to making or breaking an eating pattern. A recent study 2 funded by the Almond Board of California (ABC) and published in Nutrition Journal modeled... Read more »

Family Matters: How Research and Hard Work Brought this Family Farm into the 21st Century

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 It was 1919 when Matt Visser’s great-grandfather purchased the property where Visser Family Farms sits today, and 1963... Read more »

Soup-To-Nuts Podcast: Bob Curtis Talks Commitment to Bee Health

Bob Curtis, director of agricultural affairs for the Almond Board of California (ABC), was on Food Navigator USA’s Soup-To-Nuts podcast with Elizabeth Crawford to discuss honey bee health and the precautions the California Almond community takes to ensure that bees are happy, healthy, and safe while they are in our... Read more »

California FFA Honors Almond Community’s $47,000 Contribution to Students Interested in Ag

On April 23, the California Almond community was honored by the California State FFA for an ongoing commitment to the future of farming. Almond Board of California (ABC), and specifically the Almond Leadership Program , has played an instrumental role in supporting the California FFA by raising $27,000 in 2016, and a... Read more »

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 from 2015. Total almond acres for 2016 were estimated at 1.24 million acres, up 7... Read more »

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