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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…

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The Almond Board of California created a series of videos designed to help almond farmers reduce the amount of dust that is created during the harvest, which could be considered a nuisance…

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Almond harvest is officially underway for the Fresno State Farm's nearly 67 acres of nonpareil, aldrich, price, butte, and poudre varieties. "All the varieties kinda woke up at the same time…

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At a recent harvest training workshop at Fresno State held by the Almond Board of California, Gabrielle Ludwig, Director of Sustainability & Environmental Affairs, shared the purpose and…

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It happens every year in the North State but this year, it's earlier than usual.  Action News Now Chief Photographer Rick Carhart takes a look at the local almond crop and how close the trees are…

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Almond growers’ relentless drive to reduce water use predating the current severe drought is paying big dividends. The National Agricultural Statistics Service is projecting a record 2.05 billion…

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Robert Willmott, orchard technician at California State University, Fresno, understands all too well what happens when he and his student staff send clouds of dust into the sky over an almond…