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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…
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In The News
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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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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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 so…
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In The News
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 friend to many…
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Supporters of almond, soy and other plant-based milks are pushing back against a new congressional campaign aimed at forcing these “fake” beverages to drop the “milk” branding. Molly Spence, North…
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The Almond Board of California (ABC) has announced it is currently looking for ways to optimize almond co-products such as almond hulls, shells and other woody materials in order to reduce food waste…
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Perhaps more important to the sustained growth of almond production in California isn’t the water, though that is a vital component, but the tiny creatures imported to California for several weeks…
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An almond-growing family is donating nuts for children to snack on at several locations in and near Stanislaus County – along with kernels of knowledge about the industry. Sperry Farms, longtime…