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...
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...
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...
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...
The North American female target audience for California Almonds, known as "Jane" by the Almond Board's Marketing Department, is a 35-year-old woman who values healthy eating and staying in shape, but can find it challenging to address both when time is short.
Fresno State Center for Irrigation Technology is offering a workshop on deficit irrigation technique using soil moisture sensors and real-time crop evapotranspiration (ETc).
The Almond Board of California (ABC) keeps track of a great deal of numbers. On a monthly basis, Sue Olson, associate director, Marketing Order Services, and her team compile the position report, which involves amassing and reviewing a boatload of statistics.
Listen to Bob Curtis, Almond Board of California associate director of agricultural affairs, as he provides an overview of the first four years of the California Almond Sustainability Program (CASP).
The 16th annual Almond Board of California Food Quality and Safety Symposium will be held Wednesday, July 23, at Wine & Roses in Lodi.
The State Board of Food and Agriculture met recently to hear an update on pollinator issues related to farming and the environment. The meeting brought together academics, agricultural representatives, beekeepers and environmental stakeholders to discuss the current status of pollinators.

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