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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 …

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 …

Silverleaf Nightshade in Young Pistachio Orchards

Silverleaf nightshade, Solanum Elaeagnifolium, is perennial weed that is native to South America, Mexico, American Southwest and Southern States. This herbaceous and woody summer weed belongs to Solanaceae just like other weeds such as black nightshade (Solanum nigrum), hairy nightshade (Solanum physalifolium) and horsenettle (Solanum carolinense). It can be found throughout California and in grows in desert and semi-arid areas. Silverleaf …

Setton Pistachio Announces Earth Day Scholarship Winners

Setton Pistachio of Terra Bella, Inc., the nation’s second-largest pistachio grower and processor, is proud to announce the recipients of the second annual Setton Earth Day scholarship contest. This initiative was created as part of the Setton family’s ongoing commitment to helping students reach their educational goals and spreading awareness about the importance of sustainability. For more information, visit www.settonfarms.com. Setton …

New Farm Bill Priorities Supporting Specialty Crop Agriculture

As legislature continues to work on completing a new Farm Bill, specialty crops may reap greater representation and benefits than in any previous Farm Bill.  Watch this brief video featuring Philip Karsting from Olsson Frank Weeda as he discusses their priorities for specialty crop ag at a recent conference held by American Pistachio Growers. Special thanks to American Pistachio Growers for sponsoring this video.

How AI and Global Economic Trends will Impact California Agriculture

World-renowned economist and and financial expert Marci Rossell addressed American Pistachio Growers again this year at their annual conference, this time sharing some key insights on how the boom in AI (artificial intelligence) and inflation/interest-rate trends will impact specialty crop growers in the immediate and near future. Watch her brief interview with Malcolm Media Editor Matthew Malcolm for the inside scoop. …

Pistachio Industry Continues Investment in Promising Export Market Opportunities

The U.S. pistachio industry continues to set high shipment records in key export markets. Much of this made possible by the unified efforts of American Pistachio Growers (APG) and their marketing campaigns overseas. Pacific Nut Producer Editor Matthew Malcolm met with APG’s VP of Global Marketing Scott Fryer to discuss pistachio export market trends and where they plan to market …

American Pistachio Growers Healthy Soils Grant Application Window Closing

Time is running out to apply for funding through American Pistachio Growers’ $5 million grant awarded by the California Department of Food & Agriculture to help growers adopt healthy soils practices in the Golden State. You don’t have to be a member of APG to apply.  Watch this brief video as Pacific Nut Producer Editor Matthew Malcolm  and Carlee Branco …

American Pistachio Growers Interim President Introduced at Annual Conference

At the annual Pistachio Industry Conference held by American Pistachio Growers (APG) in Monterey this year, Pacific Nut Producer Editor Matthew Malcolm met with Joel Nelsen, Interim President of APG, for a video introduction to the industry.  Watch this brief interview as he also discusses his priorities with APG and its direction as the pistachio industry continues to grow. Special …

Tyler Zion Promoted to Director of Sales at Meridian Growers

Meridian Growers has announced the promotion of Tyler Zion to the position of Director of Sales. In this new capacity, Tyler will be responsible for all sales for Meridian Growers. Tyler Zion was hired in February of 2023 as a sales representative. Since coming on board, he has progressed quickly and proven his ability to adapt and grow in his …

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