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  • Blue Diamond Growers Elects New Board Chairman and Announces Industry Recognitions

    Following Blue Diamond Growers’ annual meeting in November, the almond co-op announced its new Board of Directors. Dan Cummings, a third-generation almond farmer from Chico, stepped down as Chairman of the Board and will finish out his term this year as his last on the Board. Cummings’ family joined Blue Diamond Growers in the 1920s. He was elected to the Board of Directors in 2006 and has served as the Chairman of the Board since 2014.

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  • Blue Diamond Growers 113th “Growing Together” Annual Meeting Highlights a Year of Resilience

    At the 113th Blue Diamond Growers “Growing Together” Annual Meeting on Nov. 15 in Modesto, Blue Diamond Growers’ CEO, Kai Bockmann, reflected on his first ten months in the leadership role by acknowledging significant challenges faced by growers and the world’s largest almond cooperative.

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  • Blue Diamond Growers applauds USDA’s Regional Agricultural Promotion Program (RAPP) Amid difficult times for California almond growers RAPP delivers strong tool for future growth

    Blue Diamond Growers, a grower-owned almond cooperative, applauds United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) announcement of the Regional Agricultural Promotion Program (RAPP), which will provide much needed investment in U.S. agricultural export promotion initiatives with direct benefits to California almonds.  Nearly 70 percent of California almonds are exported worldwide.

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  • Blue Diamond Growers Foundation Announces 2023-2024 Scholarship Awards

    Blue Diamond Growers Foundation is pleased to announce its 2023-2024 scholarship recipients. This year, scholarship funding is being awarded to 25 college students who are either dependents of Blue Diamond employees or are members of local communities who are pursuing agriculture-related fields of study at colleges and universities in California and throughout the country.

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  • Blue Diamond Growers Hosts Ambassador Katherine Tai from the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative at Its Sacramento Processing Plant

    Blue Diamond Growers, at the request of Secretary Karen Ross of the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA), hosted United States Trade Representative Katherine Tai for a tour and roundtable discussion last Friday at its Sacramento headquarters and processing facility. Joining the Ambassador and the Secretary was California Governor Newsom’s Senior Advisor and Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) Director Dee Dee Myers.

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