Mark's Corner Archives - Mark Jansen Almond Insights

At Blue Diamond Growers, almonds are all we do. Our grower-owners have been perfecting almond crops for more than a century and creating sustainable farming operations for future generations. During […]

February 15, 2019
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2019 promises to be an eventful and exciting year. Blue Diamond is committed to closing out this decade with strategies and innovations that will deliver industry-leading returns to each of […]

February 01, 2019
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Blue Diamond’s success as an agricultural cooperative is rooted in the dedication our grower-owners have for their farms and industry and recognize that organizations like California FFA help drive this […]

November 28, 2018
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Blue Diamond is optimistic concerning our global trade outlook. We believe free trade agreements are essential to the health and viability of American industries in an increasingly competitive global marketplace. […]

October 05, 2018
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Every crop presents its own set of challenges, and the 2017 crop was no different. Wet conditions at bloom and reject levels not seen in many years typified the 2017 […]

October 01, 2018
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Many almond growers are already in the throes of the busiest season for the almond industry. It’s harvest, a demanding time but also the best of the year. We learned […]

July 23, 2018
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I am optimistic about almonds! The National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) reported that California’s almond crop subjective estimate is 2.3 billion pounds. Within the next five years, the almond harvest […]

May 15, 2018
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Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower. -Steve Jobs Spring is upon us! As work continues in the orchards and growers assess the progress of the trees after bloom, […]

April 03, 2018
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With 2018 now underway, I want to first wish everyone a happy and prosperous new year! Last year was an exciting one for Blue Diamond and I am energized for […]

January 15, 2018
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Blue Diamond is an incredibly valuable business and our grower-owners know that second only to their land and trees is their ownership stake in the cooperative. Grower-owners have a responsibility […]

December 07, 2017
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