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Almonds cast as water war villain

Other foods take more water to produce, but almonds get new blame as agriculture’s water guzzler

California almond acreage has almost doubled in past 15 years, often replacing less water-intensive row crops

Ag advocates say almonds are symbol of environmental community’s dislike for farming Valley’s west side

Merced County residents gather for a Memorial Day ceremony at Winton Cemetery in Winton, Calif., Monday, May 25, 2015.

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