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Robert Willmott, orchard technician at California State University, Fresno, understands all too well what happens when he and his student staff send clouds of dust into the sky over an almond…

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The Almond Board of California (ABC) and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, a U.S. Department of Energy lab managed by the University of California, are partnering to understand the…

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Slowing harvesters down, keeping foliage on trees and maintaining a smooth orchard floor are a few ways nut growers can reduce dust during harvest, a university expert advises. “Dust is a…

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The Almond Board of California is buying into the concept of grinding up whole orchards and putting the biomass material back into the ground to improve soil quality. The board has given $145,000…

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A new Irrigation Calculator is available to the California Almond industry that aims to help growers irrigate more efficiently. Supported by Almond Board of California (ABC) and designed in…

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Almonds could provide a solution to combat groundwater over drafting that is dropping a tenth of the San Joaquin Valley’s 10,000 square miles by an inch a year.

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Technology, however, has come to Mr Rogers’s aid. His farm is wired up like a lab rat. Or, to be more accurate, it is wireless. Moisture sensors planted throughout the nut groves keep track of…

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One of the nation’s top centers for science will look at how stormwater seeps into almond orchards in the Modesto area and beyond. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory announced Monday that it…

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When you open your pantry or refrigerator, what do you see? Tomatoes, oranges, lettuce; grains and nuts; chicken and beef; butter, milk, cheese and other dairy products, and yes … almonds – it’s…