10 FIELD TEAM 12 NEWS IN A NUTSHELL 20 GROWING THE GOODNESS 24 ADVOCACY REPORT 28 ANNUAL GROWERS MEETING 38 IN YOUR ORCHARD 50 CLASSIFIED ADS
Features 6 President’s Corner
20 Celebrating the 35 th Anniversary of “Can a Week” Campaign To celebrate the anniversary of “Can a Week,” we heard from several growers who were part of the 1986 campaign on their experiences and shared photos to look back and enjoy. 38 Honey Bees Indoors Over the last several years, indoor storage has been rapidly gaining greater popularity among US commercial beekeepers and an increasing number of colonies are spending time indoors.
Taken from his 2021 annual meeting speech, President and CEO, Mark Jansen, expresses the importance of partnership as a key factor in our success as a co-op. Instead of our planned $.13 beat, Blue Diamond delivered an incredible $.23 competitive return advantage. 8 Chairman’s Message Blue Diamond’ s Chairman of the Board, Dan Cummings, congratulates new board members, names the 2021 Grower Ambassador of the Year Award Recipient, and several other updates for the year.
ON THE COVER: Blue Diamond wishes you a very Happy Holiday Season!
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