California Nut Growers Focus on Almonds and Pistachios

Discover why California nut growers are thriving by using sustainable farming practices.

California is a top producer of pistachios and almonds, with California nut growers laying claim to more than 239,000 bearing acres of pistachios from Red Bluff to Arvin and over a million almond-bearing acres. California is one of the few places on earth with the Mediterranean climate needed to grow almonds, and because of that, the state produces more than 80 percent of the world’s almond supply.Read More

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TechTime: The Land Lenders talk drip irrigation technology

Water has been—and always will be—a vital part of agriculture. However, in many states across the country, water poses questions and creates quandaries for farmers and ranchers alike. In the drought-stricken west, water is a precious resource. In tropical areas of the Southeast, water can come in a deluge or a trickle. In other places, water rights and access to water can be a tricky proposition, with water conservation laws adding more angles to an already complicated issue.

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Make Sure You’re Caring for the Most Important Plant on Your Farm: The Money Tree

The various types of plants found on farms can be as different as night and day, but there is one plant that every farm has in common: The Money Tree. It’s the most important plant in the whole operation, yet tending to it can be one of the hardest chores that any farmer and rancher has to face; unfortunately, baling twine only goes so far in fixing problems with this issue!

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Five Things You Shouldn’t be Worrying Over (and if You Are, You need to Talk to the Nation’s Premier Land Lender)

As a farmer you’re familiar with the many day-to-day concerns of running an agriculture-based business. From weather to pests and diseases, to new regulations and more, there are numerous factors you have to deal with. However, there are at least five things you won’t have to worry about if you have AgAmerica in your corner . . . or your field or pasture!

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