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Events
ABC Staff Appreciation Event Celebrates Accomplishments and Milestones

The Almond Board of California’s (ABC) Staff Appreciation Recognition (STAR) Day is an annual celebration of milestones, special accomplishments, and staff anniversaries, officiated by ABC President and CEO Richard Waycott. This year’s theme was country western and it was hosted at the family barn of Laura Gutierrez, ABC Senior Industry Analyst, in – of course – an almond orchard! We...

Growing Good
BBC Future Reports on Water-Saving Tech Used by California Almond Farmers

What do NASA, almonds, JJ Ramberg and microsprinklers have in common? Each feature in the latest episode of BBC’s Follow the Food series, which focuses on water and profiles “innovators making extraordinary strides in protecting this finite resource.” With interviews from the Almond Board’s senior manager of irrigation and water efficiency, Spencer Cooper and UC Davis researcher Daniele Zaccaria, the...

Growing Good
Water Management is a Complex Issue in California. But We Need to Tackle It Together

By Brian Wahlbrink, almond farmer Special to The Sacramento Bee Of all the issues that have crossed Gov. Gavin Newsom’s desk during his first 100 days in office, water might very well be the most complex. How the state manages this precious resource is an urgent concern for residents, businesses, environmentalists and the agricultural sector. I am an almond grower...

Events, Food Inspiration
From Kernel to Keg: Almond Leadership Program Participants Bring Almond Beer to Life

For years, people have enjoyed almonds in various forms, from almond flour to almond butter to almonds as an ingredient in yogurt. Today, a new use for almonds is growing in popularity: almond beer. This trend is making its way through the craft beer scene, and Almond Leadership Program (ALP) participants Dominique Camou and Lucas Schmidt wanted more than just...

Growing Good
ABC Invests in Washington State University Honey Bee Health Experiment

Happy World Bee Day! Without honey bees there would quite simply be no almonds so California’s almond farmers have a deep, vested interest in protecting their health. Because of their essential role in almond farming, moving pollen from flower to flower and pollinating the crop along the way, the California almond community has funded over 100 bee health research projects...

Growing Good
Beer, Plastic, Insect Feed: Almonds Find Unexpected Uses in Journey to Zero Waste

This post first appeared on Sustainable Brands on May 2, 2019. Almonds are a fantastic food — they’re packed with [6 grams of] protein, have good fat, are an excellent snack themselves and make great alternatives to milk and flour products. But almonds may soon bring us joy in a host of new ways. The almond industry is growing while...