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Almond hulls have long been known as a good source for animal feed. With an increasingly global economy and larger almond crop, almond hullers and shellers are looking for alternative outlets. Almond…
May 13, 2016 // About the Almond Board
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A new consumer program in India, “Tomorrow Begins Today,” established by Almond Board of California (ABC), helped make almonds the No. 1 nut of choice in India in 2015, bypassing cashews. Although…
May 13, 2016 // About the Almond Board
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Almond Board of California (ABC) recently developed lesson plans that round out its educational offerings, which include the “An Almond Story” video and activity book, teaching tools that have been…
May 11, 2016 // About the Almond Board
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When things go wrong — especially if they go really, historically wrong — people tend to look for answers. So when California entered the fourth year of one of the worst droughts the state had ever…
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Why grow food in California? California is not a desert - it falls mostly within one of the world's five Mediterranean climate zones. California's cool, wet winters and hot, dry summers offer ideal…
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Driving through the Turlock countryside, almond orchards dominate the landscape  and according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service, the healthy nut has taken over large parts…
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Increase in acreage reflected in world demand for the nut crop. Bearing acres of almonds in California rose 1.1 percent in 2015 to 890,000, according to a recent report by the U.S. Department of…
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The Almond Board of California Board (ABC) Board of Directors, after reviewing programs and budget recommendations resulting from strategic planning over the past year, unanimously agreed in its…
Apr 21, 2016 // About the Almond Board
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The elected nominees for the 2016–17 Almond Board of California Board of Directors were seated at the April 12 board meeting. Members who have been re-elected to their position are marked with an…
Apr 21, 2016 // About the Almond Board
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Almond growers who participate in the California Almond Sustainability Program help the almond industry by providing the data to demonstrate that almond growers and processors are good stewards of…