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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. 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…
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By Gabriele Ludwig, Director of Sustainability and Environmental Affairs, Almond Board of California   -- As we await proposed changes to the Irrigated Lands Regulatory Program (ILRP),…
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Helen Dahlke, a groundwater hydrologist at the University of California, Davis, is working with a half-dozen farmers who are ready to flood their fields this year. "We have test sites set up on…
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The recent Almond Conference in Sacramento brought thousands of growers and other stakeholders of the almond industry together, and a big topic of the meeting was water use, which almond growers are…
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Terry Prichard is a retired Cooperative Extension Irrigation Water Management Specialist from UC Davis.  He was one of the Almond Conference speakers involved in the “Good Irrigation Water…
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The Almond Board has set a new standard for the Ag industry, according to Joe Browde, a senior research associate for Sure Harvest, which is working with the Almond Board towards sustainability. It…
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First there was milk, and now almonds may be used to make a range of products from cosmetics and pharmaceuticals to plastics. That’s according to the Almond Board of California, which announced a…
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Ken Shackel, Dr. H2O to some due to area of expertise, lightened a discussion of the serious issue of groundwater recharge at a tree nut meeting in Tulare, Calif. by flashing a slide of ducklings in…