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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…
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Digital platforms—not newsprint—lead the information superhighway-world we live in. Beyond news websites, everyone in the agricultural industry who is able should engage and agvocate on a few social…
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Pesticides can drift off the edges of orchards and end up in streams that provide drinking water and fish habitat. A promising solution: Use a fan to blow the chemical back into the trees as the…
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San Joaquin Valley almond growers will learn valuable tips about tree pruning, salinity management and controlling navel orangeworm during the fall and winter months at an October 28 field day in…
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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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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…