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Across the nation, people are challenging the status quo on farming. And there’s perhaps no better time than National Agriculture Day to celebrate it. In Wesley, California, the Bays family is…

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Nick Blom, a Modesto-area almond farmer and board member for the Modesto Irrigation District, who also participated in the forum, conducted an onfarm recharge project this January in partnership…

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All across California fields of almond orchards are white and pink with blossoms and bees are actively pollinating the crop. But this story isn’t about the pollination process; it’s about how…

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California farmers are pumping groundwater faster than it can be replenished. One farmer is spending millions of dollars trying to restore it by deliberately flooding his crops when there is water…

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On a drought-parched piece of land in California's Central Valley, farmer Don Cameron has persuaded other growers to do something counterintuitive. Flood their farms.

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We interviewed Gabriele Ludwig, the Almond Board’s associate director of environmental affairs; an almond grower, Jim Jasper; and his pest control advisor, Wes Assai, to reflect on the scientific…

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Mike Burden, Lent-Burden Farming, Inc., spoke at the Almond Board of California's Environmental Stewardship Tour about his unique approach to managing irrigation water. For more information on…