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Almond Facts Magazine, May/June 2011

Almond Facts cover, March-April 2011      

With summer right around the corner, looks like yet another record breaking crop for the almond industry! Find out what’s going on in the orchards and throughout the almond industry in this issue of Almond Facts magazine.

Topics for this May/June issue include: UC Cooperative Extension farm advisor profiles, how Blue Diamond's Political Action Committee works and the 2011-12 World Almond Outlook. Check out selected stories from this issue below!


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What's Inside

California almond bearing acreage could grow at a modest rate.

World Almond Outlook

President and CEO Mark Jansen discusses Blue Diamond's World Almond Outlook in this issue's President's Corner. Read the story.

Blue Diamond's office in Japan, shown here in its early days in the 1960s.

Japan Earthquake

Blue Diamond reaches out to Japanese customers as Japan recovers from the March 11 earthquake and tsunami. Read the story.

UC Cooperative Extension Farm Advisor David Doll

UCCE Farm Advisors

Three county offices have new faces in the UC Cooperative Extension. Read the story.  

California State Capitol building

One Almond Voice

Political Action Committee works to give Blue Diamond almond growers a voice in politics. Read the story.