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In The News

Across the nation, people are challenging the status quo on farming. And there’s perhaps no better time than National Agriculture Day to celebrate it. In Wesley, California, the Bays family is…

In The News

Nick Blom, a Modesto-area almond farmer and board member for the Modesto Irrigation District, who also participated in the forum, conducted an onfarm recharge project this January in partnership…

Whole Orchard Recycling — An Alternative to Burning, Cogeneration?
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As more cogeneration plants are shutting down, growers are being forced to consider alternative methods for dealing with tree biomass upon orchard removal. One of those alternatives is grinding up…

Almond Industry Launches Major Strategic Effort to Accelerate Innovation and Sustainability
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Almond Board of California (ABC) today launched Accelerated Innovation Management (AIM), a major new strategic effort designed to make the almond industry even more efficient and sustainable…

Document

Almond Board of California has long been a research-based organization, funding production, environmental, almond quality and food safety, and nutrition research that has contributed to continuous…

Ecosystem
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Through the Almond Board of California, California's almond community has been investing in research on topics related to almonds' sustainability for several decades with a total investment of…

In The News

California farmers are pumping groundwater faster than it can be replenished. One farmer is spending millions of dollars trying to restore it by deliberately flooding his crops when there is water…

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On a drought-parched piece of land in California's Central Valley, farmer Don Cameron has persuaded other growers to do something counterintuitive. Flood their farms.

In The News

Sustainable Conservation is now working with the California almond growers to study how farmers might flood their orchards without hurting the trees. Tree fruit growers and grape farmers are also…

Water Use
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An infographic on the amount of water used as compared to Californian fruit and nut trees.