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...
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,...
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...
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...
The Washington Post’s “ 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,...
August 14, 2014 A recent study published in the Journal of International Sports Nutrition suggested that almonds' unique combination of protein (6g per oz), fiber (4g per oz), good fats* and vitamins may have benefits for athletic performance in highly trained athletes. 1 Researchers randomly assigned participants (10...
Nearly 40 state, federal and local regulators learned of the challenges and trade-offs this extreme water-short year are forcing upon almond growers such as Newman grower/processor Stewart & Jasper Orchards, host of the Almond Board of California’s Environmental Committee’s 10 th annual Stewardship Tour...
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...
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...

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