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2020 Sept/Oct How We Grow

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HOW WE GROW SEPT/OCT 2020 | ISSUE 11 Huller/Sheller's Vision to Yield Positive Returns, (Carbon) Negative Outcome Taking the long view to capture efficiency gains and return value to its member-owners is nothing new for North State Hulling Cooperative, Inc. This ethic was central to their founding in 1968, when a handful of almond growers formed the Chico-based co-op to reduce operating and maintenance costs in their personal hulling/shelling operations. Page 9 Page 3 Page 16 Page 19 Reducing Water Use with Valve Control For years, the industry has sought out and developed new technologies to improve water use efficiency in the orchard, and in 2018 the California almond industry went one step further by committing to reduce the amount of water used to grow a pound of almonds by an additional 20% by 2025. First to Arrive, Last to Leave: Remembering Martin Pohl Martin Pohl, former president and co-founder of Hughson Nut, Inc., is being remembered across the almond community for his unique brand of leadership, humble spirit and strong dedication to the industry and people he so loved. Experience the New In early July, the Almond Board of California launched its newly redesigned website, The updated site provides an elevated experience for visitors with a host of improvements to make it easier for almond growers, processors, customers and consumers to find essential information.

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