Blog Archives for: May 2016

Make It Mediterranean for Good Health

Although commonly called the “Mediterranean diet,” it may be more accurate to say the “Mediterranean way” because along with diet, being physically active and drinking wine in moderation are components. The pleasures of enjoying food and… Read more

Almond Board Expands Groundwater Recharge Program with Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Partnership

Almond Board of California and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) recently announced a new partnership focused on better understanding subsurface water storage, quality and movement in relation to almond orchard… Read more

California Almond Exports Help Feed the World, Support State and U.S. Economies

This post was written by Stanislaus County almond grower Jim Jasper of Stewart and Jasper Orchards.  Stewart & Jasper has expanded over the years and is now an integrated operation involving thousands of acres - a leader in… Read more

Davis Enterprise Op-Ed: Almond Growers Focus on Water Efficiency

President and CEO of the Almond Board of California, Richard Waycott, recently penned an opinion piece for the Davis Enterprise about the California almond community’s long-standing commitment to efficient, responsible and sustainable use… Read more

Almond Crop Forecast Predicts Growth

Each May, the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) issues the first of two California Almond Forecast reports, the Almond Subjective Forecast.  This report is subjective, as it is based on the opinions of randomly… Read more

Dealing with the Drought: A Q&A with Dietitians

For those of us who live in California, the state’s historic drought is never far from our minds, particularly if working in the area of food. A recent presentation at the California Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (CAND) annual meeting… Read more

Almond Board of California Discuss the Effects of the El Niño at Commonwealth Club

Climate One recently hosted an expert panel at San Francisco’s Commonwealth Club entitled “After El Niño: Now What?,” which featured Almond Board of California Director of Sustainability & Environmental Affairs, Gabriele Ludwig. Ludwig… Read more