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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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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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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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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…

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Driving through the Turlock countryside, almond orchards dominate the landscape  and according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service, the healthy nut has taken over large…