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California Tree Nut Sector Well Positioned for Growth in Algerian Market

USDA Foreign Ag Service — The exporter guide provides an economic and market overview, as well as demographic trends and practical tips for U.S. exporters on Algeria. The report provides an overview of the three market sectors – food retail, food service, and food processing in Algeria. Overall, of the total U.S. agricultural exports to Algeria, consumer-oriented products represent 15 percent of the …

Almond Board of California 2024 Election Results

The Almond Board of California have announced the Board of Directors election results and the names of the following nominees have been submitted to the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture for selection to terms of office beginning Aug. 1, 2024: Grower Position #1, Member:                                 Grower Position #1, Alternate:        1-year term Paul Ewing, Los Banos                                              Katie Staack, Hughson Grower Position #3, Member:                                 Grower Position #3, Alternate: …

The California Almond Industry’s #1 Export Market Experiences Exponential Growth

While China used to be the #1 export destination for California almonds, India has quickly risen to the top with tremendous opportunities for growth. Pacific Nut Producer Editor Matthew Malcolm met with Emily Fleischmann and in-country representative Sudarshan Mazumdar from the Almond Board of California to discuss recent marketing successes and the industry’s continued investment in India. Watch this brief …

PRIME Almond Board Investments Score Worldwide Consumer Attention

The California almond industry scored big with its recent investment and partnership with Coach Prime highlighting the nutritional benefits of almonds.  Pacific Nut Producer Editor Matthew Malcolm met with Laura Morin from the Almond Board of California to discuss some of the incredible results of this partnership, as well as other strategic partnerships around the world, engaging consumers like never …

Alternaria Management in Pistachio (As Summarized in Pacific Nut Producer Magazine June Orchard Tasks)

By the time you will read this article, pistachio nuts have almost completed 80% of the final size and their ovary is still small getting ready to start increasing its size to completion by the end of July. June is considered still too early to start seen early-split (ES) nuts. These will start showing in the second part of July …

What Nut Growers Can Do to Combat the New Carpophilus Pest

It seems we are always on the verge of some type of apocalypse, and with the new carpophilus beetle invading California tree nut orchards, there is cause for concern.  Watch this brief California Ag Network interview with UC Riverside CE Entomology Specialist Houston Wilson to learn more about this pest and how to stop it from damaging your crops.

5-Year Pistachio Crop Forecast Reveals Tremendous Growth

At American Pistachio Growers annual Pistachio Industry Conference this year, Bob Klein, Manager of the California Pistachio Research Board, gave his final presentation before retiring with a five-year California pistachio crop-yield forecast.  The numbers were stunning with the tremendous growth of the industry and pistachio acreage expected to begin bearing. Pacific Nut Producer Editor Matthew Malcolm met with Bob to …

New Research Reveals Hazelnut Growers are Missing the Mark on Filbertworm Control

New research at Oregon State University (OSU) suggests that filbertworm, the #1 insect pest of the hazelnut industry, is causing a lot more early season damage than growers have detected or attributed in the past. At a recent Nut Growers Society meeting, Pacific Nut Producer Editor Matthew Malcolm met with OSU hazelnut extension experts Nik Wiman and Betsey Miller to …

CA Walnut Commission Celebrates USDA’s Regional Agricultural Promotion Program (RAPP) Awards

The California Walnut Commission (CWC), representing more than 4,600 California walnut growers, mostly multi-generational family farms, and nearly 70 handlers, is pleased to announce it has been awarded $7 million in funding as part of the Regional Agricultural Promotion Program (RAPP) to expand distribution and sales of California Walnuts in international markets. The CWC thanks Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, the …

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