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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…

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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…

2016 almond crop forecast
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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…