The Almond Board is looking for the California Almond industry’s best and brightest new members to apply for the 2015 Almond Leadership Program! This is an exciting opportunity for future industry leaders to gain a well-rounded education and explore the different facets of almond production, marketing and other issues...
The Almond Board of California (ABC) is pleased to begin accepting applications for the annual Almond Achievement Award. The Almond Achievement Award was established in 2011 to recognize an industry member who has demonstrated outstanding leadership and service to the California Almond industry. Now in its fourth year...
When you registered for the 2014 Almond Conference, did you also purchase tickets for the gala dinner?
Rancidity is one of the most pressing problems affecting processors, yet there is no completely objective chemical method for determining rancidity, according to Dr. Alyson Mitchell, professor of Food Chemistry, UC Davis.
Two new literature pieces, Stockpile Management Best Practices for Almond Growers and Stockpile Management Best Practices for Almond Processors, are now available online from the Almond Board of California.
Governor Jerry Brown signed legislation to put a comprehensive $7.5 billion water bond before voters in November. The bipartisan legislation, AB 1471 by Assemblyman Anthony Rendon (D–Lakewood), passed the Senate 37–0 and the Assembly 77–2.
The Washington Post’s popular “Wonkblog” reported last week that “America has a new favorite nut,” citing USDA figures1 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.
The results of the survey conducted by the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) of nurseries that sell almond trees were released Aug. 1.
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...
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