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While almond growers and processors prepare for the busiest time of the year, the Central Valley community will soon be reminded of what comes with harvest — dust. Dust impacts everyone in the Valley…
Jun 22, 2016 // Orchard Management
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California is home to approximately 270 different ant species. With only a fraction of this population found in almond orchards, few types will prove to be an economic threat to almond growers.…
Jun 14, 2016 // Orchard Management
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To help almond growers determine optimum irrigation schedules using the best technology available, the Almond Board of California (ABC), in partnership with irrigation experts, has defined an Almond…
Jun 08, 2016 // Orchard Management
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Farm manager Nick Gatzman explains the use of soil monitoring systems that record and send soil moisture status directly to his cell phone.The site of the Almond Board’s 13th annual Environmental…
May 25, 2016 // Orchard Management
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As part of the Almond Board of California’s (ABC) larger Accelerated Innovation Management (AIM) program, ABC has partnered with the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) to focus on…
May 25, 2016 // Orchard Management
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To help almond growers determine optimum irrigation schedules using the best technology available, the Almond Board of California (ABC) has created the Almond Irrigation Improvement Continuum. ABC is…
May 25, 2016 // Orchard Management
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For most of the year, dirt is a great thing. It supports tree and root health, anchors trees in the ground and provides paths for equipment to travel. However, during harvest, some of that dirt…
May 13, 2016 // Orchard Management
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As this year’s almond crop approaches hullsplit, it’s time to think about hull rot prevention. Effective hull rot management takes an integrated approach that includes strategic deficit irrigation (…
May 13, 2016 // Orchard Management
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Let your growers know about the Weed ID and Management for Almond Growers workshops, coming up May 10, 11 and 12. These workshops will increase growers’ ability to identify weeds and manage them,…
May 09, 2016 // Orchard Management
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The Almond Board of California (ABC) constantly explores ways that it can help growers become more productive, efficient and sustainable1, while at the same time meeting regulatory requirements. The…
Apr 15, 2016 // Orchard Management