Almond Board of California names new CEO

Clarice Turner, past president of Joseph Phelps Vineyard, will be the next president and CEO of the Almond Board of California (ABC). The Modesto, California-based almond board’s board of directo... more »
Henderson Farms, a northern California almond grower, huller and sheller. Photo courtesy of Henderson Farms.

Adapting to Challenges

Henderson Farms values workers and employing environmental practices more »

Blue Diamond reports on almond crop progress

Blue Diamond Growers released its almond crop progress report for July 3, detailing weather impacts, signs of hull split and harvest preparations. Irrigation and harvest prep Grower activities inclu... more »

USDA working group to battle spotted lanternflies

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has introduced a strategic plan to battle spotted lanternflies, pest that harms many fruit, vegetable and nut crops. USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection S... more »

India to lift tariffs on U.S. almonds, walnuts and apples

India is lifting retaliatory tariffs on U.S. almonds, walnuts and apples after the two nations agreed to terminate six outstanding disputes at the World Trade Organization. The tariffs were in resp... more »

Blue Diamond and Brightseed partner to discover benefits of bioactives in almonds

Blue Diamond, an almond marketer and processor, and Brightseed, a bioactives company, have partnered to discover the  health potential of nonpareil California almonds. The partnership will inform ... more »

Blue Diamond’s May 30 crop report indicates active pest issues

Mel Machado, vice president, member relations for Blue Diamond, released an email that discussed the latest updated in almond crops and detailed the findings from the Crop Progress Report – May 30, ... more »

Pest management and tech

FlightSensor monitors insects through AI more »

RaboResearch report shows lift for tree nut prices

The RaboResearch report cites a drop in input prices, a better water outlook in California and improved logistics. Tree nut prices, pushed downward due to elevated inventories, are seeing a much-neede... more »
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The Blue Diamond crop report says weather impacts still ongoing

Blue Diamond Almond Growers released its May 1 crop report. In an email, Mel Machado, vice president, member relations for Blue Diamond noted weather patterns are trending warmer, drier, yet the March... more »

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