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(Zhi)Jun Weng, Ph.D., an expert in thermal processing, food engineering and food safety, as well as a technology innovator, passed away suddenly on July 16 after serving the food industry for more…
Sep 06, 2016 // About the Almond Industry
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After starting this year’s harvest on Aug. 3 - nearly two weeks sooner than usual, Stanislaus County grower Chuck Dirkse expects to have all of his almonds out of the field by mid-September. This…
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The harvest of a record 2.05 billion pound almond crop is in full swing in California as lower prices have fueled greater demand for the commodity. Growers’ water efficiency and favorable conditions…
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Waycott talked about the current almond market and what may lie ahead in the future. “It’s been quite an amazing year. We obviously started off last harvest with the industry thinking the crop size…
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Almond harvest has begun in the San Joaquin Valley and with it comes the hope of better prices, expanding markets and stronger consumer demand. This year, the industry will need all the help it can…
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Dust rises as machines harvest almonds up and down the Central Valley. Except on 10 acres southwest of Modesto, where a new method is getting a look. Billy Lyons created a test plot that is not…
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“From almond growers and handlers, to processing, packaging and sales, our food quality and safety program is continually evolving to ensure almonds are produced in a safe, responsible manner…
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Available free to almond growers is an online irrigation calculator which allows them to calculate irrigation schedules based on local growing conditions by integrating a number of variables. It is…
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Bill Graves doesn’t fit the profile of a typical recycling advocate. Inspecting the soon-to-be-harvested crop in the almond orchards surrounding his home just a few miles south of Chico with his…
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Almond harvest is officially underway for the Fresno State Farm's nearly 67 acres of nonpareil, aldrich, price, butte, and poudre varieties. "All the varieties kinda woke up at the same time. I'm…