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Feb 11, 2016, 12:00 ET
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Bees Buzz into California Almond Orchards for Bloom

California almond bloom, typically from mid-February to mid-March, will be a welcome sight for some of the industry's most valuable partners. Honey...

Feb 02, 2016, 12:00 ET
Almond Industry Hosts Sustainability Summit

Almond Resources + Tools

Almond Board of California (ABC) offers a variety of resources to help consumers and others learn about the California Almond industry.  The...

Dec 08, 2015, 17:00 ET
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Almond Industry Launches Major Strategic Effort to Accelerate Innovation and Sustainability

 Almond Board of California (ABC) today launched Accelerated Innovation Management (AIM), a major new strategic effort designed to make the...

Oct 26, 2015, 09:00 ET
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Almond Industry and Sustainable Conservation Launch New Partnership to Explore Almond Acreage Groundwater Recharge Potential

 The Almond Board of California and Sustainable Conservation, a conservation nonprofit that unites people to steward California's resources in...

Sep 24, 2015, 13:11 ET
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USDA Funds New Pilot Project to Help Almond Growers Gain Greater Access to Greenhouse Gas Markets

The Almond Board of California (ABC) will join with the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) and other partners in carrying out a new USDA-funded pilot...

Jul 22, 2015, 12:00 ET
Almond trees produce three products, all of which are used. The hulls are sold as livestock feed, shells are used to create electricity and as livestock bedding, and the kernel is the nutrient-rich almond we eat.

Almond Orchard Sustainability Lifecycle Study Highlights Greenhouse Gas Benefits, Provides Baseline for Future Goals

A new, independent study by the University of California, Davis shows that re-using byproducts from producing and harvesting almonds is key to the...

Jun 25, 2015, 14:00 ET
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Almond Board of California Announces $2.5 Million towards Water Efficiency, Bee Health and Farming Research

 Today, the Almond Board of California (ABC) announced a $2.5 million dollar commitment to independent, third-party research into...

Jun 02, 2015, 16:47 ET
Almond Industry Hosts Sustainability Summit

Almond Industry Hosts Sustainability Summit

 The Almond Board of California convened other California agricultural groups, food processors and interest groups to outline solutions on...

May 19, 2015, 13:07 ET
Statement from the Almond Board of California on the White House Pollinator Health Task Force Strategy

Statement from the Almond Board of California on the White House Pollinator Health Task Force Strategy

 The Almond Board of California (ABC) thanks the White House, USDA, and the many other agencies on the federal Pollinator Health Task Force for...

Apr 22, 2015, 09:00 ET
Almond Board Highlights Ongoing Water Efficiency Research on Earth Day

Almond Board Highlights Ongoing Water Efficiency Research on Earth Day

 Today, joining citizens around the state, country, and world in celebrating Earth Day, the Almond Board of California published a new blog...

Apr 09, 2015, 17:45 ET
An almond orchard in the Firebaugh area that has been pulled out because of the water shortage. Credit: AgAlert, Cecila Parsons

Statement from Almond Board CEO Richard Waycott on Drought Impact Survey

 Today in response to a survey issued by the California Farm Water Coalition, which found that 41 percent of the state's irrigated farmland...

Dec 09, 2014, 13:00 ET
Study: Almond Industry Generates More Than 100,000 California Jobs

Study: Almond Industry Generates More Than 100,000 California Jobs

 According to a new study from the University of California Agricultural Issues Center (AIC), the almond industry supports California's...

Oct 16, 2014, 11:00 ET
Almond Board of California Announces Comprehensive Best Management Practices to Promote Bee Health

Almond Board of California Announces Comprehensive Best Management Practices to Promote Bee Health

 As part of an ongoing commitment to honey bee health, the Almond Board of California released today a comprehensive, set of Honey Bee Best...

Aug 21, 2014, 08:56 ET

New Study Supports Daily Almonds As Part Of A Heart-Healthy Diet

 A new study published in the British Journal of Nutrition found that participants who ate almonds as part of a heart-healthy diet...

Apr 25, 2014, 08:00 ET

Are Almonds An Optimal Snack?

 Six new almond-related research studies will be presented next week in San Diego at the American Society of Nutrition (ASN)'s Scientific...

Jan 28, 2014, 07:54 ET

Celebrate National Almond Day All Month Long With Unexpected And Creative Tips To Enjoy The Heart-smart, Satisfying Snack

Celebrate National Almond Day (February 16) by exploring the seemingly endless versatility of this crunchy, heart-smart snack[i]. Here's your party...

Nov 20, 2013, 08:00 ET
ESPN Radio's "Mike & Mike" Encourage Fans to Snack on Almonds.  (PRNewsFoto/Almond Board of California)

The Most Powerful Voices In Sports Radio Encourage Football Fans To Snack Smart During The Season

 While they do not always agree on the day's top sports news, co-hosts Mike Greenberg and former NFL player Mike Golic agree that smart...

Oct 08, 2013, 08:00 ET

Study Shows Snacking On Almonds Decreased Appetite Without Increasing Body Weight

1.5 ounces of almonds daily also improved participants' intake of vitamin E and monounsaturated fat  A new study published in the October...

May 28, 2013, 08:00 ET
Fitness Expert Chris Powell Recommends Almonds To Get Lean For Summer.  (PRNewsFoto/Almond Board of California)

Fitness Expert Chris Powell Dishes On How To Get Lean For Summer

 With summer approaching quickly, now is the perfect time to focus more on fitness. Celebrity trainer Chris Powell wants to share his tips on...

Mar 20, 2013, 08:00 ET
Amie Valpone's Warm Almond Quinoa Breakfast Sundae for California Almonds.  (PRNewsFoto/Almond Board of California)

Culinary Nutritionist And Popular Blogger Amie Valpone Celebrates Clean Eating For Spring

Spring has finally sprung, and it's the perfect time of year to clean out the pantry and lighten everyday meals with delicious, nutritious...