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Oakland-based startup Ceres Imaging is partnering with farmers and ag organizations to maximize water and fertilizer efficiency through the use of aerial imagery. Despite heavy rains this year,…

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Almond harvest is a busy and satisfying time. Efforts of the year are brought to bear, and growers enjoy the fruits of their labor. But for neighbors and motorists, almond harvest can also bring…

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Research published in Environmental Entomology says wildflower plantings near almond orchards does not cause fewer honey bees to visit the orchard. A team of researchers sought to explore whether…

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Editor’s note: Spencer Cooper joined the Almond Board of California last fall as Senior Manager, Irrigation and Water Efficiency. Western Fruit Grower® caught up with him to pose a few…

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If the sight of this winter's torrential rains left you pining for a way to capture the precious overflows, you are not alone. UC Santa Cruz alum Daniel Mountjoy is working to do just that—on a…

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Current predictions are that California will receive roughly the same amount of precipitation in coming years, with less snow. This is not good news, unless policymakers can find a way to adapt…

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Grinding up entire almond orchards and incorporating the woody biomass into the soil is having positive impacts on soil quality and possibly carbon sequestration. Research launched seven years ago…

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In my almond orchards near Modesto, I have volunteered two plots of land for groundwater recharge research, looking to refill the underground aquifers that act as California’s single largest water…

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By Spencer Cooper, Almond Board of California - - Although water supplies seem assured for the coming irrigation season, improving irrigation efficiency and accuracy is…

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On a day that marked both National Almond Day and National Innovation Day, it was only fitting that the Almond Board of California celebrated the occasion with a $4.7 million commitment to 82…