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Stanislaus County Cracking Down On Nut Thefts

Stanislaus County supervisors are set to consider an ordinance on Tuesday that would require anyone buying, selling or possessing walnuts for commercial purposes to show proof of ownership.

07/14/2014

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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