President’s Report – A Tidal Wave of Almonds

I recently returned from the Almond Board conference in Sacramento. One of the hot topics is predicting the future growth of the California almond industry. As you are aware, and as expressed by many at the conference, we are experiencing a tremendous expansion of new almond plantings of high yielding root stock that very well Continue Reading

2018 Report – A Shelling Season Like No Other

Another successful chapter concluded at Central California Almond Growers Association (CCAGA) with the completion of an unusual but successful shelling season. When the last of our shellers went silent on November 29, 2018 the record showed that we had cracked out 105,816,119 pounds of meat equivalents. This was a 14,628,306-pound reduction from the 120,484,511 pounds Continue Reading

Frankie Wright – a Valued Staff Member Retires

It is with a great deal of thanks and affection that we say good-bye to a dear friend of our Association and a valued seasonal staff member. Frankie Wright began working for Central California Almond Growers Association on August 3, 2002 and has done an exceptional job for seventeen years in running the Sanger office Continue Reading

Meet Jared Ramos

  The newest member of our CCAGA management team is Mr. Jared Ramos who began working for the Association in late September at our Sanger location. He has worked closely with the Sanger staff to learn the various complexities of our business model. He has done an outstanding job and it is a pleasure to Continue Reading

Board Approves New Solar Array at Kerman Site

The CCAGA Board of Directors approved the construction of a 1 mega-watt fixed solar array in 2015. The facility came on line on May 2, 2016 and has operated for two years. The solar site offsets 70% of the power generated by Kerman Plant #3 and has been an overwhelming success. The construction process was Continue Reading

Acreage Surveys Are in the Mail

We need your help! One of the most important forms of feedback is our annual surveys. The survey form has changed in order to help us better predict future production volumes and growth. You will recall that the major components of both surveys are the Trees Pulled Survey sent out in January and the Acreage Continue Reading