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The California Almond community has invested more than $60 million to build a foundation of research on environmental, production and other issues to continually evolve best practices and support almond sustainability.1 This has resulted in an abundance of knowledge about best practices and continual improvement as an industry. Each of the categories below describes areas of ongoing Almond Board-funded research that together continue to pave the way for almonds to be an economically, environmentally and socially responsible crop for California.

1 What defines California Almond sustainability? Sustainable almond farming utilizes production practices that are economically viable and are based upon scientific research, common sense and a respect for the environment, neighbors and employees. The result is a plentiful, nutritious, safe food product.

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