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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 kickoff event for…
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The recent Almond Conference in Sacramento brought thousands of growers and other stakeholders of the almond industry together, and a big topic of the meeting was water use, which almond growers are…
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Terry Prichard is a retired Cooperative Extension Irrigation Water Management Specialist from UC Davis.  He was one of the Almond Conference speakers involved in the “Good Irrigation Water…
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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. It…
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An almond-growing family is donating nuts for children to snack on at several locations in and near Stanislaus County – along with kernels of knowledge about the industry. Sperry Farms, longtime…
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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 title: “It…
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At the recent big Almond Conference in Sacramento, there were a lot of discussions on water use in almonds. And while growers are doing a great job in conserving, there’s always ways to improve,…
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With the assistance of cost-sharing programs through the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP), Livingston almond grower Jesse Mota has…
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The Almond Board of California’s #almondharvest social campaign aimed to inform almond lovers about the almond harvest process and how farmers ensure large yields from their trees.  Molly Spence…