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New this spring, growers and processors have access to an updated and improved California Almond Sustainability Program (CASP) online platform. The platform was optimized to add benefits for users,…
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Why is water sustainability such a high priority when it comes to growing almonds? Over 90 percent of California almond farms are family farms, many owned and operated by multigenerational farmers…
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New research has found that the water footprint of California almonds is smaller than a global average originally reported.
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Multiyear UC Davis study shows little impact from winter flooding, with best outcomes in sandy soils Groundwater contributes around 30% of the water in California in a non-drought year and some 60%…
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a.blue-link { color: #1276a6; border-bottom: 1px solid #1276a6; } a:hover.blue-link { border-bottom: none; } New research published in the Journal of Ecological Indicators has found…
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Its benchmarking achievement under the global Sustainable Agriculture Initiative Platform, combined with US and California regulatory systems, saw the company awarded an FSA 2.0 Gold-level…
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Pollination is the single most important factor for determining a good yield – and now’s the time to ensure almond orchards remain a good and safe place for honey bees.
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California Almond industry members lead California agriculture in improving water use efficiency.1 Nearly 80% of California Almond orchards use microirrigation and 87% of almond growers use demand-…
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Did you know that 50% of almond processors are using solar energy at their facilities, or that 78% of growers are using micro-irrigation?1,2 Improvements like these are just two of many examples we…
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“We take a very holistic approach in terms of the research that we fund to support our growers and our crop,” says Karen Lapsley. “From that perspective, we have four research programs, and now we’ve…