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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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A drone whirred to life in a cloud of dust, then shot hundreds of feet skyward for a bird's-eye view of a vast tomato field in California's Central Valley, the nation's most productive farming…

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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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A new Irrigation Calculator is available to the California Almond industry that aims to help growers irrigate more efficiently. Supported by Almond Board of California (ABC) and designed in…

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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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The Almond Board of California (ABC) hosted its annual environmental stewardship tour at Travaille and Phippen in Manteca, Calif. The purpose of the event is to educate policy makers and…

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…