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Almonds Ag facts
The United States exports more almonds than it consumes.
California is the only state that commercially produces almonds.
California produces 80% of the world's almonds due to its Mediterranean climate.
Each almond orchard has at least two varieties of almonds planted within its rows to allow honey bees to pollinate the crop during the early spring bloom.
More than 1.2 million bee hives are required each year to pollinate California's 550,000 bearing acres of almonds.
California ships 70% of its total crop to more than 80 countries.