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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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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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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 with…
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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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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 to…
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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.