In her April 16 commentary, Los Angeles Times writer Robin Abcarian pushed back hard against the wave of California drought media reports unfairly and incorrectly targeting almonds.
Her article headlined “Almonds, the demon of… Read more
For almond growers, responsible stewardship of the environment is an everyday consideration, but since today is Earth Day, it’s a chance to step back and reflect a bit on where we are today and where we’re going. With California in the… Read more
Here in California we’re in the midst of a historic drought, so all of us are thinking more than usual about how we can be most efficient with our water use. The water required to grow almonds, an important crop in California, has become… Read more
Almond OrchardAs we’ve discussed here on the blog before, there is a myth circulating about California almonds -- that growing them requires 10 percent of California’s total developed water. Alarming, right?
Last week, the original author… Read more
At the end of March, the California Climate and Agriculture Network hosted its 4th California Climate and Agriculture Summit at the University of California, Davis. The Summit “explores the science, policy and practice of… Read more
Four Tips to Spring into a Healthier YOU this Season
Kate GeaganI love the first signs of spring – not only because it means I will soon finally be able to put away my snow boots for the season and dust off my mountain bike, but also… Read more
Recently there has been a broad mischaracterization about agriculture in the state: the claim that California farmers have not shared in the sacrifice caused by this drought.
As Brad Gleason, an almond grower, notes in his recent op-ed… Read more
Here in California we’re in the midst of a historic drought, so all of us are thinking about how we can be most efficient with our water use. We’ve used this blog and other parts of the website to share a variety of stories and information… Read more
Today, March 18, is National Ag Day, when producers, agricultural associations, corporations, universities, and governmental agencies across America gather to recognize and celebrate all that agriculture contributes to American life. Here… Read more
Esquire is a publication known for red-carpet fashion, but this week the magazine traded tuxedos and wingtips for plaid shirts and work boots with a fascinating look at the ins and outs of growing California almonds. Esquire recently met… Read more