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Almonds constitute one of the area’s top crops;and everyone is anxious about the next water shortage and its effects on crops. UC Davis graduate students are looking into how varying amounts of water…
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Research shows that consumers want to learn how almonds are grown — their lifecycle, their journey from orchard to pantry and everything in between. Now, the industry has a new online resource that…
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What does it take to reach millions of almond consumers with pro-industry messages? A whole lot of elbow grease and a little luck. That’s one takeaway from a recent push to tell the world about…
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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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Within California’s almond industry, the sufficiency of water and its efficient use is a constant area of focus. After all, almond trees are permanent crops which cannot survive without water year to…
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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…