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Almond Facts, May/June 2014

Bees and their influence on almonds is the big story in the May/June issue of Almond Facts.

Topics for this issue include: a Congressional Hearing on Bees, Immigration Reform and a new line of Honey Almond Products and much more!

What's Inside

  • Congressional hearing
    Congressional Hearing
    Blue Diamond board member and bee keeper Dan Cummings testifies before Congress on the mutually beneficial relationship between almonds and honeybees. Read Story
  • Honey almonds
    Honey Almonds
    A campaign centered on honey bee health ushers in a vast new honey product line and partnership for bee health research. Read Story
  • immigration reform
    Immigration Reform
    Congressional action is urged to reform the country's broken immigration system to ensure a labor force to maintain and harvest American crops. Read Story
  • high quality almonds
    High Quality Almonds
    Careful attention to foreign material and chipped or broken almond can help bring in higher quality premiums on deliveries. Read Story

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