Photos: Almond industry managing a near-record crop

At a Fresno field day, almond growers learned what could help them achieve what was being forecast on the same day in Modesto, a federal estimate of 2.07 billion pounds for this year’s California almond crop, which would be about 300,000 pounds shy of the previous record in 2011.

 

(See Almond growers groom $3 billion crop)

 

The event was hosted by Gina Rushing, a principal in LPGL Ranch and sponsored by the San Joaquin Sustainable Farming Project.

 

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