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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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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…

Most fruit and nut trees in California use about the same amount of water as almonds
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An infographic on the amount of water used as compared to Californian fruit and nut trees.

Almond Industry and Sustainable Conservation Launch New Partnership to Explore Almond Acreage Groundwater Recharge Potential
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MODESTO, Calif., Oct. 26, 2015 -- The Almond Board of California and Sustainable Conservation, a conservation nonprofit that unites people to steward California's resources in ways that make…

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DAVIS, Calif. (KCRA) —Some California farmers will flood their field after this upcoming winter's storm to try to replenish the state's groundwater supply.

The Almond Board of California…

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The Almond Board of California and Sustainable Conservation have launched an initiative to study the groundwater recharge potential on California’s million acres of almond orchards. The initiative…

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Crunching into an almond, it’s hard to imagine the journey that little nut took to make its way to your mouth. Learn about almonds’ many stages, abundance of natural beauty - explore it all from…

USDA Funds New Pilot Project to Help Almond Growers Gain Greater Access to Greenhouse Gas Markets
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The Almond Board of California (ABC) will join with the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) and other partners in carrying out a new USDA-funded pilot project designed to give both almond and corn…

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In the past three months, three new revenue opportunities have emerged for growers. In June, the first ever carbon offset protocol for crop-base agriculture in a cap-and-trade market was approved…

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A factsheet about how almonds are unique in many ways except the amount of water they use