Almond Facts

Get the latest news affecting Blue Diamond and the almond industry with Almond Facts magazine. Almond Facts is published bi-monthly as a service to Blue Diamond’s grower-owners and now everything is available online, too!

Almond Facts, November-December 2016

The 2016 Annual Meeting was a great success. A recap of speeches by President and CEO Mark Jansen, Chairman Dan Cummings, and coverage of the Huller/Sheller Breakfast and Young Leader Recognition Dinner are included in this issue of Almond Facts.

What's Inside

  • President's Corner
    Adapted from his 2016 Annual Meeting speech, President and CEO Mark Jansen reviews business achievements and recognizes key personnel from the marketing year. Read Story
  • Chairman's Message
    Chairman Dan Cummings urges participation in the cooperative democratic process in remarks adapted from his 2016 Annual Meeting address. Read Story
  • Huller/Sheller Breakfast
    The 2016 presidential election and how its outcome will affect agriculture was the topic of this year's Huller/Sheller Breakfast keynote discussion with Blue Diamond's Washington representative Julian Heron. Read Story
  • Young Leader Recognition Dinner
    California Farm Bureau Federation President Paul Wenger stressed the importance of advocating on behalf of the agricultural industry in order to affect positive change in the final meeting of the Young Leader Class of 2016. Read Story