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Some California growers are tearing out their almond trees

As the valley drought continues, so does the controversy around one of the state’s most popular crops — almonds. California produces 100% of the nation’s supply and 80% of the world’s. Some growers in Newman are pulling their trees out because there isn’t enough water. In California’s drought-ridden central valley, …

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Almond Shaming: Almond growers feel singled-out

Northern California farmers are having to defend themselves from people who don’t like the crops they’re growing. (KCRA) Northern California farmers are defending themselves from people criticizing how much water they use to irrigate their crops in the ongoing drought. It’s called "almond shaming" and it started when this statistic …

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