Did you know California is home to 7,600 almond farms? Nearly 90 percent of those farms are family farms, and many are owned and operated by third and fourth-generation farmers. Nearly 70 percent of California almond farms are 100 acres or less. There are 98 almond handlers in California, many of which are family-owned businesses.
The almond industry has long played a crucial role in all Americans’ economic and nutritional well-being. We are innovative agriculturists who are constantly looking for ways to further the growth and success of the industry. The United States almond industry is instrumental to the preservation of farmland and forms the backbone of many rural communities.
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