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UC Agricultural Issues Center has released a new study on the cost and returns of establishing an orchard and producing almonds in the southern San Joaquin Valley. The cost analysis is based on a…
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After another successful year of participants learning about and experiencing the California Almond industry up close, the 2016 Almond Leadership Program is about to end, which means applications for…
Nov 03, 2016 // About the Almond Industry
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Every December, California Almond growers, handlers and allied industry members head to Sacramento for The Almond Conference, the only agricultural event in the country dedicated entirely to almonds…
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Digital platforms—not newsprint—lead the information superhighway-world we live in. Beyond news websites, everyone in the agricultural industry who is able should engage and agvocate on a few social…
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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