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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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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 region…
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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. For more information on…
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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. For more information on the mutually beneficial relationship…
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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 what…
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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 regulators…
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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 sustainable…
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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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Though in most cases beehives have already left the orchard, almond growers can still play a vital role in understanding honey bee health impacts. Over recent weeks there have been a number of…
// Almond Bloom and Bees