Scott Phippen of Travaille and Phippen Inc. is busy with calls from growers asking to stockpile their almond crop head of rain predicted this weekend. A loader is at work in the background. At top, a close-up of the almond meat.
Scott Phippen of Travaille and Phippen Inc. is busy with calls from growers asking to stockpile their almond crop head of rain predicted this weekend. A loader is at work in the background. At top, a close-up of the almond meat. Modesto Bee
Scott Phippen of Travaille and Phippen Inc. is busy with calls from growers asking to stockpile their almond crop head of rain predicted this weekend. A loader is at work in the background. At top, a close-up of the almond meat. Modesto Bee

Rain whets the harvest

October 04, 2008 12:29 AM