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Christine Gemperle doesn’t like bare orchard floors in her almonds. “I’m a big proponent of having green stuff growing in my orchards,” she says. While appearance may be a factor, it’s not the…

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Growing up in Ag—the agriculture industry—means your perception of how a workday goes is vastly different from a regular nine-to-five gig. First, nearly every day is a workday. You wake up at four…

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(Editor’s note: Turlock Mayor and almond farmer Gary Soiseth, 32, was interviewed by New York Magazine.)

I am in Turlock California, which is a town of about 72,000…

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Three Turlockers were selected to be a part of the 2017 Almond Leadership class, preparing them to become leaders not just within the California almond industry but also in their communities as…

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A longtime almond processor has launched a snack label aimed in part at motorsports fans. And it is sponsoring a stock car racer who is among the rising stars. Nut Up, an offshoot of the Roche…

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The almond as most know and love is a ubiquitous, versatile nut featured in countless recipes, candies and snack forms. But long before the familiar late-summer harvest ritual begins in West Side…

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By Rory Crowley - - Two characteristics of California agriculture worry me: regulatory power and the farmer’s reluctance to change. I recently attended the Healthy Soils Summit, the…

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By Rory Crowley - - In 2014, San Francisco-based Mother Jones published an article that fueled outrage against the California almond industry. The shock factor was alive and well in the…

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The Almond Board has set a new standard for the Ag industry, according to Joe Browde, a senior research associate for Sure Harvest, which is working with the Almond Board towards sustainability.…