The Latest Almond Industry News & Reports

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The Latest Almond Industry News & Reports

As the almond industry leader, Blue Diamond has deep expertise in all aspects of farming, innovation, product development and applications, trends, food safety and thought leadership. We gladly share that expertise with our growers, customers, and industry partners in order to promote the delicious and nutritious benefits of Blue Diamond’s almonds.

Latest Industry News

Blue Diamond Almonds Market Update – March 12th 2018

Bill Morecraft – Senior Vice President Receipts for the 2017 almond crop trailed off significantly in February, reaching a total of 2.250 billion lbs. The… [Read More]

March 12th, 2018
Sonora Jacket Stage near Madera

Blue Diamond Almonds Bloom Report – March 7th 2018

Warm temperatures and favorable conditions throughout the state resulted in excellent pollination activity over the past two days. Observers reported that bee activity over the… [Read More]

March 7th, 2018
Heavy petal fall - Stanislaus County

Blue Diamond Almonds Bloom Report – March 5th 2018

Bloom progression moved slowly over the weekend due to cooler temperatures and thunderstorms throughout the state. Additional rainfall resulted from stormy conditions in all areas… [Read More]

March 5th, 2018
Nonpareil and Monterey bloom - San Joaquin County

Blue Diamond Almonds Bloom Report – March 2nd 2018

Heavy rains and high winds covered most of the state keeping bees in boxes all day Thursday. Rain accumulations ranged from .25” in the southern… [Read More]

March 2nd, 2018

Blue Diamond Almonds Bloom Report – February 28th 2018

Cold temperatures continued to slow bloom progression and limit bee activity over the past two days. Daytime highs in the Sacramento and Northern San Joaquin… [Read More]

February 28th, 2018

Blue Diamond Almonds Bloom Report – February 26th 2018

Bloom has peaked in Nonpareil and California type pollinizers amid cold temperatures this weekend that minimized bee flight in the central and southern regions. Sunday… [Read More]

February 26th, 2018