August 14, 2014 The results of the survey conducted by the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) of nurseries that sell almond trees were released Aug. 1. The totals are only for those nurseries reported. According to the survey, at least 8.33 million almond trees were sold between July 2013 and July 2014,...
With many growers suffering hardship due to the drought, and a very concerned outlook for the 2014–2015 crop year, it may not seem like a time to celebrate, but boy do we have some good news to report. Despite all of the uncertainty, the 2013–2014 crop year produced some sterling statistics in what was otherwise a...
The Washington Post’s popular “ Wonkblog ” reported last week that “America has a new favorite nut,” citing USDA figures 1 that the country’s appetite for almonds has grown by more than 220% since 2005 — much faster than demand for pecans, walnuts, macadamias, pistachios, cashews or peanuts. In fact, the article notes...
Trade Shows, specifically food expos, are important events for professionals involved in food science and technology. Many attendees return year-after-year because they know food expos are the best place to see and learn about the newest products, trends and technology as well as meet with the companies who provide...
The results of the survey conducted by the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) of nurseries that sell almond trees were released Aug. 1. The totals are only for those nurseries reporting. According to the survey, at least 8.33 million almond trees were sold between July 2013 and July 2014, representing a...
Staying current on the latest California Almonds news and tips is easy with Almond Board’s Almond Update, which airs every Thursday on AgNet/West. Tune in to your local AgNet/West station each week, look for the Almond Update logo on the AgNet/West website or search under specialty crop news to learn more about the...
Since 1995, the Almond Board of California (ABC) has invested more than $15 million in sound science to better understand the human health effects of almonds and to correct misinformation that existed in the public arena. Almonds had long been defined by their total fat content of 50+%; however, it has become widely...
Six new almond-related research studies were presented in late April in San Diego at the American Society of Nutrition’s (ASN’s) Scientific Sessions and Annual Meeting, held in conjunction with Experimental Biology 2014 (EB). Experimental Biology annually convenes scientists and researchers in the fields of anatomy,...
Almond growers with orchard blocks that suffer loss or damage in excess of 15% as a result of a natural disaster, such as a drought, are eligible for financial assistance under the 2014 Farm Bill Tree Assistance Program (TAP). Nursery trees are also eligible. The 2014 Farm Bill makes TAP a permanent disaster program...
Staying current on the latest California Almonds news and tips is easy with the Almond Update every Thursday on AgNet West, sponsored by the Almond Board of California. Tune in to your local AgNet West station each week, look for the Almond Update logo on the AgNet West website or search under specialty crop news to...

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