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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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As almond growers are getting ready for pollination, Director of Agricultural Affairs for the Almond Board of California, Bob Curtis, says at the field level, best management practices are critical.…
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The mustard is in bloom and the clover is taking root between rows of almonds at Favagrossa Farms. The influx of millions of hives of bees from across the nation is just gearing up. But the locals,…
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Groundwater overdraft has become a serious problem in many parts of California as water is being extracted at far greater rates than it is being replenished. Sustainable Conservation has entered into…
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Want to know how the California Almond community is leading the charge for sustainable farming? We interviewed several research partners, the farmers they cooperate with and industry leaders to get a…
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Today on both National Almond Day and National Innovation Day, Almond Board of California (ABC) is announcing a research commitment that will benefit the almond community in 2017 and beyond. Through…
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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 kickoff event for…
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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 petals in an almond…
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For decades, the California Almond industry has utilized almond coproducts in a responsible, sustainable fashion, often yielding secondary benefits. However, recent market shifts are forcing changes…
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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 from…