Almond shipments set new record

With two months still left in crop year, increased demand has helped almonds overcome port issues, tariffs and COVID-19 limitations. more »

Almond growers manage hull rot in a number of ways

Even with little disease activity in almonds during a dry and windy California year, hull rot remains a concern, and possibly in a different way than growers are used to. more »

Almonds could be Idaho’s next cash crop

After seven years in trial in growing conditions very different from California's, Idaho researchers are seeing a new crop on the horizon. more »

Blue Diamond Growers earns second green business certification

Following the recognition of the company's Salida location in April, Blue Diamond adds the Turlock plant to its Green Business Certified accolades. more »

Major nut-based snack manufacturer commits to sourcing 100% bee-friendly almonds

In its commitment to sustainability and ethical sourcing, Flagstone Foods is partnering with almond growers who follow bee-friendly farming practices. more »

Blue Diamond prevails after months-long Australian court battle

After eight months battling Australia-based Freedom Foods on its home turf, Blue Diamond can now move forward with its arbitration against the company in the United States. more »

Almond Board of California 2021 election results announced

The Almond Board of California has released election results for the Board of Directors positions whose terms of office begin Aug. 1, 2021. more »
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How almond yields respond to increased water applications

Even though nearly every crop has a positive yield response to more water, staying shy of and almond orchard's full crop ET yields better results – an important discovery in places with high water costs. more »

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