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The Almond Board of California (ABC) and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, a U.S. Department of Energy lab managed by the University of California, are partnering to understand the…

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Register Now for December’s Almond Conference

The Almond Board of California (ABC) has announced its 44th annual Almond Conference, which will be held Dec. 6–8 at the…

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Daryll Quaresma, a third-generation dairy farmer sold his long time, family-owned cow dairy to one of his siblings 16 years ago before focusing his attention on farming almonds, grapes, corn, and…

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Slowing harvesters down, keeping foliage on trees and maintaining a smooth orchard floor are a few ways nut growers can reduce dust during harvest, a university expert advises. “Dust is a…

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California's 2016 almond production is forecast at 2.05 bilion meat pounds, up 2.5 percent from May's subjective forecst and up 7.9 percent from last year's crop. The forecast is based on 900,000…

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MODESTO, Calif., July 6, 2016 – This year’s California almond crop is forecasted to surpass 2 billion pounds for the first time since 2013, according to the California Almond Objective Measurement…

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We interviewed Nick Gatzman, farm manager for Travaille & Phippen, here he talks about why almond orchards are an important first stop for honey bees after a long winter.

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We interviewed Nick Gatzman, farm manager for Travaille & Phippen, to talk about the importance of honey bees in the almond orchard.

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Technology, however, has come to Mr Rogers’s aid. His farm is wired up like a lab rat. Or, to be more accurate, it is wireless. Moisture sensors planted throughout the nut groves keep track of…

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Almonds could provide a solution to combat groundwater over drafting that is dropping a tenth of the San Joaquin Valley’s 10,000 square miles by an inch a year.