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The “Iron Wolf” and whole orchard recycling – from the California Almond Board

California almond growers are examining new ways to deal with tree biomass produced by the removal of old orchards other than cogeneration burning. While sending the biomass to cogeneration converts the wood to electricity, returning the wood back to the … Continue reading

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Another example of how Ag is always looking for ways to save water: “hullsplit strategic deficit irrigation” in almonds

Tucked away in the Almond Board of California’s Outlook newsletter for growers last week was a gem of an article about something called “hullsplit strategic deficit irrigation.” The upshot of the piece is: “A five-year study found that well-timed deficit … Continue reading

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