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2020 Jan/Feb How We Grow

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THE ALMOND CONFERENCE 2019 HIGHLIGHTS 9 Rob Kiss of Bayer Crop Science is the 2019 Almond Achievement Award winner. Rob's service to the California almond industry is vast, with over 30 years of involvement in the almond community. Kiss' wife and children joined him on stage to receive the award. Kerri Walsh Jennings (left) headlined the Tuesday luncheon, sharing how almonds fit into her healthy lifestyle and how she's come to such success in her career. Walsh Jennings will be a spokesperson for California Almonds starting in 2020, thanks to the efforts of ABC's Global Marketing team. This crop year marks the ten-year anniversary of the California Almond Sustainability Program, or CASP. During Wednesday's reception, ABC President and CEO Richard Waycott toasted to the program with almond champagne, thanking the growers and handlers who participate and encouraging others to get involved.

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