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The bee industry is buzzing over the arrest of a man accused of stealing thousands of hives worth nearly $1 million from California's almond orchards in one of the biggest such thefts on record…

Green Almonds
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Today, the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service issued the first of two California Almond Forecast reports, the…

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Almond harvest is a busy and satisfying time. Efforts of the year are brought to bear, and growers enjoy the fruits of their labor. But for neighbors and motorists, almond harvest can also bring…

Almond Orchard
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Today, the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service issued its official report on California’s almond acreage, showing an increase in 2016. Bearing acres, that is orchards old enough to…

130 Reasons to take Pride
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Everyone loves trees.  From the day set aside each year to celebrate them to organizations devoted to planing them, trees are valued for the many benefits they provide.  How nice that California's…

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Growing up in Ag—the agriculture industry—means your perception of how a workday goes is vastly different from a regular nine-to-five gig. First, nearly every day is a workday. You wake up at four…

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Three Turlockers were selected to be a part of the 2017 Almond Leadership class, preparing them to become leaders not just within the California almond industry but also in their communities as…

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A longtime almond processor has launched a snack label aimed in part at motorsports fans. And it is sponsoring a stock car racer who is among the rising stars. Nut Up, an offshoot of the Roche…

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A triangle of land is doing double duty at Cortez Hulling, which takes the hulls off almonds at a plant near Ballico. At ground level is a basin that captures heavy storm runoff directed away from…

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The almond as most know and love is a ubiquitous, versatile nut featured in countless recipes, candies and snack forms. But long before the familiar late-summer harvest ritual begins in West Side…