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Calif. Nut Farmers Band Together To Fight Theft

The soaring value of California’s nut crops is attracting a new breed of thieves who have been making off with the pricey commodities by the truckload, recalling images of cattle rustlers of bygone days.

01/18/2014

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Nearly $400K In Walnuts Stolen From Escalon Farm Recovered

Investigators have recovered thousands of pounds of stolen walnuts in what became the area’s largest walnut heist.

11/09/2013

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Thieves Steal Nearly $400K In Walnuts From Escalon Farm

A brazen crime wave is threatening to push farmers out of business. The latest in a series of walnut thefts is the largest yet, with the farmer nearly taking a half-a-million dollar hit.

11/03/2013

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Worried Farmers Hoping For Wet March With Dry Year So Far

In some parts of California, it’s been a record-dry start to the year and it’s worrying some local farmers.

02/26/2013

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Green Farmer Producing Power From Leftover Walnut Shells

A trailblazing local farmer is producing power using leftovers from his harvest.

09/07/2012

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Local Ingredients For Holiday Cooking

Gather your recipe books and download your favorite cooking shows for the time to create razzle-dazzle has arrived.

12/21/2011

Bruce Fry inspects his grapes Monday in Lodi. (credit: CBS13)

Grape, Walnut Growers Worried About Wet Weather

The early fall rain that started dropping in the Sacramento region on Monday has some valley farmers scrambling.

10/03/2011