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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…
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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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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 than…
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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 bees…