Mark's Corner Archives - Page 2 of 5 - Mark Jansen Almond Insights

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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Sometimes it’s good to be reminded just what it means to be a member of the Blue Diamond Growers cooperative. When describing an almond, we use words such as “versatility” […]

October 10, 2017
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“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.” -John Quincy Adams My role as CEO of Blue Diamond is […]

August 07, 2017
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There is a sense of purpose in being part of a cooperative. For Blue Diamond Growers, our mission – our purpose – is a noble one. We are here to […]

June 01, 2017
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History has shown the resilience of our growers, our trees, and the almond itself. Orchards have endured periods of drought and disease and very recently found themselves literally under water. […]

March 30, 2017
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