Gladstone Land acquires nut orchard, option to purchase stored water

The Virginia-based company acquired over 1,200 acres of tree nuts and over 19,500 acre-feet of stored water in California. This three-part acquisition totals over $84 million. more »

Nut categories flourish in Kern County report on California ag

Ranked by revenues paid to growers, almonds come in second and pistachios seventh, with figures suggesting growers in Kern have matched their efforts with market demand. more »

Initial 2020 California ag revenue figures include nut categories

Almonds, pistachios and walnuts rank among the top 10 valued commodities for the state's crop year at over $9.4 billion combined. more »

Organic almonds net higher price, but transition is risky

Demand is still increasing, and organic is still at a premium. But the economics and other factors of production might be too risky for some growers, and seen as a welcome challenge for others. more »

Almond year in review: Record crop, record shipments

The 2020-21 almond crop set records at every turn – from the number of nuts harvested to the staggering amount of product sent around the world. more »

Vann Brothers name new CEO after deadly crash

Effective immediately, the new president and CEO will lead the company, which employs 200 people and contracts with more than 100 growers. more »

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 »

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