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Snack nuts evolve with changing tastes, how almonds fit with new consumer eating habits
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Snack nuts evolve with changing tastes, how almonds fit with new consumer eating habits.

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…

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First, area almond farmers were plagued by water shortages and drought. Now more water than anyone has seen in decades threatens to hamper the 2017 crop. “I think the forecast is for it to dry out…

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By Bob Curtis, director of agricultural affairs, Almond Board of California - - After a lifetime of service to the California almond community, Ted DeJong — professor, researcher and…