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Veteran Sports Marketing Leader Zachary Fraser to Lead American Pistachio Growers

American Pistachio Growers, the non-profit association responsible for driving global awareness of the quality, nutrition, and brand power of American-grown pistachios, has hired sports-marketing leader Zachary Fraser as the organization’s new President & CEO. Fraser joins APG after four years with LEARFIELD, the influential media and technology company behind many of collegiate sports most influential brands, where he led the …

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 …

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 …

Almond Leadership Program Raises Over $21,000 for FFA Scholarships

The Almond Board of California’s Almond Leadership Program (ALP) swung into action once again, hosting its annual golf tournament on Thursday, May 2, at the Dragonfly Golf Club in Madera. With 32 teams comprising a total of 128 enthusiastic golfers, the event teed off at 8 in the morning and concluded with triumph and camaraderie at 2 in the afternoon. …

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