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Your old almond orchard has given upward of 25 years of faithful service. Time for those trees to retire. But the biomass plant down the road is closed—put out of business as contracts with utility…
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The more one becomes involved in the California Almond industry, the more one needs to become knowledgeable about issues facing the industry, from sustainability to air quality. And with knowledge of…
Oct 13, 2016 // About the Almond Industry
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Pesticides can drift off the edges of orchards and end up in streams that provide drinking water and fish habitat. A promising solution: Use a fan to blow the chemical back into the trees as the…
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San Joaquin Valley almond growers will learn valuable tips about tree pruning, salinity management and controlling navel orangeworm during the fall and winter months at an October 28 field day in…
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Spencer Cooper, left, discusses drip system performance and the importance of irrigation system maintenance with Kern County farm advisor Blake Sanden. Newly appointed Senior Manager, Irrigation and…
Oct 11, 2016 // About the Almond Industry
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Members of the Almond Leadership Class of 2016 pose in front of Burchell Nursery, where they learned about the budding process for almond trees.After another successful year of participants learning…
Oct 06, 2016 // About the Almond Industry
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Almond harvest is in progress in the Western United States. Generally, the earlier varieties are ready mid-August and harvest continues throughout October. We visit a producer in Chowchilla,…
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MODESTO, Calif., Sept. 29, 2016 — Almond harvest depends on the steadfast relationship between almond farmers and equipment manufacturers. Almond Board of California (ABC) and the California Almond…
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A new study by Eastern Kentucky University researchers uses spatial imagery to analyze almond plantings between 2007 and 2014 and has identified distinctly inaccurate trends about almond acreage. A…
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The only agricultural event dedicated entirely to almonds, The Almond Conference this year will present multiple daily symposiums, with topics from tree health to packaging improvements. The…