Almonds

California almond grower describes impact of limited water supply

Some growers received zero surface water allocations and were forced to remove prime trees. This third-generation almond farmer and farm bureau president explains what that looks like. more »

Almond Board’s urgent Alternatives to Ag Burning Resources webinar Aug. 31

$178.2 million in new state funding expands the program to phase out burning of woody waste. more »

Sourcing Sustainability

Major snack food company makes a significant pledge. ... more »

It takes a village

Bee-focused partnerships move growers toward more sustainable almond production. ... more »

California sets $400,000 to promote safer, sustainable pest management

Almond Board of California and the California Invasive Plant Council received the funding to help build online tools to coordinate small farm mating disruption efforts and invasive weed control in wildlands, respectively. more »

Solum Partners invests in Monte Vista Farming Co.

The agriculture and food production-focused investment firm purchased a majority stake in the California almond huller/sheller and processor, which hulled 30 million pounds and processed 50 million pounds in 2020. more »

Impacts of tariff fights still weigh down nut exporters

Last year's larger crops for some nuts dropped prices, which allowed importers to buy more despite tariffs. This year's reduced crops, higher prices, shipping congestion and other issues are shaping a different story. more »

New directors of Almond Board of California begin their terms

The 10-member board has five grower members and five handler members, each representing three independents and two cooperatives. more »

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