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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 2022

This issue of Almond Facts reflects on highlights from the 112th Annual Meeting including special messages from President/CEO, Mark Jansen and Chairman of the Board, Dan Cummings. The issue also includes an article from Ag Council on shaping ag issues and working together, while Dr. Dan Sonke gives greater detail on the Climate-Smart $45 million USDA grant.

What's Inside

  • Mark Jansen portrait
    Annual Meeting: Partnering for a Sustainable Future
    President/CEO Mark Jansen’s 112th Annual Meeting address and his confidence in the co-op’s bright future. Read Story
  • Agricultural Advocacy — It’s Not Just About Us
    Ag Council President, Emily Rooney, explains how the organization looks at the long game, and considers how to shape ag issues. An effective approach is to demonstrate that the policies we seek to implement are not just good for agriculture, they are good for all Californians. It’s not just about us, it’s about what’s best for everyone. Read Story
  • Annual Meeting: Grower Seminar Summaries
    Blue Diamond hosted their first in-person annual meeting since 2019. Catch up if you missed the amazingly informative grower sessions and highlights. Read Story
  • Blue Diamond Growers Climate-Smart Commodities Grant from the USDA
    Learn all about USDA grant eligibility, program length, funding, process, and a lot more in this special sustainability article by Dr. Dan Sonke. Read Story

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