A pile of almond trees lay on a farm near Winton on Friday (3-6-15). Owner Arnold Farms says lack of water is one of the reasons they pulled up the orchard, besides being an older set of trees. The pile of trees represents what was a 22 acre almond orchard.
A pile of almond trees lay on a farm near Winton on Friday (3-6-15). Owner Arnold Farms says lack of water is one of the reasons they pulled up the orchard, besides being an older set of trees. The pile of trees represents what was a 22 acre almond orchard. Christopher Winterfeldt cwinterfeldt@mercedsunstar.com
A pile of almond trees lay on a farm near Winton on Friday (3-6-15). Owner Arnold Farms says lack of water is one of the reasons they pulled up the orchard, besides being an older set of trees. The pile of trees represents what was a 22 acre almond orchard. Christopher Winterfeldt cwinterfeldt@mercedsunstar.com

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