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After starting this year’s harvest on Aug. 3 - nearly two weeks sooner than usual, Stanislaus County grower Chuck Dirkse expects to have all of his almonds out of the field by mid-September. This…

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Dust rises as machines harvest almonds up and down the Central Valley. Except on 10 acres southwest of Modesto, where a new method is getting a look. Billy Lyons created a test plot that is not…

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“From almond growers and handlers, to processing, packaging and sales, our food quality and safety program is continually evolving to ensure almonds are produced in a safe, responsible…

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Available free to almond growers is an online irrigation calculator which allows them to calculate irrigation schedules based on local growing conditions by integrating a number of variables. It…

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Bill Graves doesn’t fit the profile of a typical recycling advocate. Inspecting the soon-to-be-harvested crop in the almond orchards surrounding his home just a few miles south of Chico with…