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By Rory Crowley - - Two characteristics of California agriculture worry me: regulatory power and the farmer’s reluctance to change. I recently attended the Healthy Soils Summit, the…

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 By Bob Curtis - - The overall objective of honey bee best management practices is to ensure that almonds continue as a good and safe place for bees. When the majority of…

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The Bee Informed program is a growing partnership that several institutions started five years ago. “The basic idea behind the Bee Informed partnership is that we want to collect bee health data…

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Almond growers and beekeepers have their fingers crossed that apiarists from California and out of state can supply the state's 900,000 bearing acres of almond orchards with enough honeybees to…

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Sustainable almond farming utilizes production practices that are economically viable and are based upon scientific research, common sense, respect for the environment, neighbors and employees.…

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The Almond Board of California has funded research to explore alternative uses of almond byproducts such as hulls and shells. The industry always tries to make good use of the materials rather…

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About a month from now, billions of bees will get to work pollinating nearly 1 million acres of California almonds. On a small part of that acreage, growers are providing other flowers for the…

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Increased rain and an expected boost in productivity have the almond industry’s biggest advocates feeling good about the next few years. In fact, the Almond Board of California has begun promoting…

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Researchers also are welcoming the recent rains. Gabriele Ludwig, director of sustainability and environmental affairs at the Almond Board of California, said these are exactly the types of storm…