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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…

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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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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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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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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.

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The Almond Board continues to state that consumers are more interested in how and where their food is grown and processed, and as a result the ABC if taking a leading role in the world of…

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When things go wrong — especially if they go really, historically wrong — people tend to look for answers. So when California entered the fourth year of one of the worst droughts the state had…

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Why grow food in California? California is not a desert - it falls mostly within one of the world's five Mediterranean climate zones. California's cool, wet winters and hot, dry summers offer…