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Increase in acreage reflected in world demand for the nut crop. Bearing acres of almonds in California rose 1.1 percent in 2015 to 890,000, according to a recent report by the U.S. Department of…

Weed ID and Management for Almond Growers Is Focus of Regional Workshops
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The Almond Board of California (ABC) will host workshops in various locations May 10–12 in conjunction with University of California weed specialists and staff. The workshops will take place in…

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A factsheet about the almond industry in Madera County

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Across the nation, people are challenging the status quo on farming. And there’s perhaps no better time than National Agriculture Day to celebrate it. In Wesley, California, the Bays family is…

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Nick Blom, a Modesto-area almond farmer and board member for the Modesto Irrigation District, who also participated in the forum, conducted an onfarm recharge project this January in partnership…

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Members of the Almond Leadership Program Class of 2016 gather at the Modesto Centre Plaza at their inaugural meeting.

Almond Board Leadership Program to Cultivate Multifaceted Leaders
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The 21 participants chosen for the Almond Board of California’s (ABC’s) Almond Leadership Program for 2016 met for the first time earlier this year for their program orientation and kickoff…

Hive Removal in Almond Orchards: A Balancing Act
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With almond bloom winding down, it is vital growers track petal fall and crop development in their orchards so that bee hives are released to beekeepers and removed from the orchard at the optimum…

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All across California fields of almond orchards are white and pink with blossoms and bees are actively pollinating the crop. But this story isn’t about the pollination process; it’s about how…