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American Pistachio Conference

The American Pistachio Growers Annual Conference is the largest gathering for pistachio growers and industry leaders, drawing attendees from across the United States. It’s three power-packed days of networking, education and community. This is where new products are shared, new relationships are forged and friendships are cultivated. Fill your brain, inspire your heart, and get excited to grow.

Economic & Pest Damage Year in Review for California Pistachios

  What kinds of damage/losses did California pistachio growers incur this year? How was Navel Orangeworm, the industry’s most formidable pest? How about the international trade war? Can pistachios growers still get trade mitigation funding? Watch this brief video with American Pistachio Growers’ Executive Director Richard Matoian and read more about in Pacific Nut Producer Magazine. Please thank our sponsor Duarte …

Pistachio Supply & Demand Trends with Richard Matoian — Record Shipments

  At Malcolm Media’s annual Grape, Nut & Tree Fruit Expo, Richard Matoian reported record high shipments of American pistachios in his State of the Pistachio industry address, despite the ongoing international trade dispute. Although this year is an “off-year” for the California pistachio industry, growers still managed to deliver large yields this season.  Watch this brief video with the …

California Pistachio Commission NOW Research Update Meeting

Place: Social Hall at the International Agricultural Center, Tulare Navel Orangeworm Meeting Agenda PART ONE 8:00-8:15        Dr. Bob Klein, Introduction, Updates on Sterile Moth Program, other industry issues 8:15-8:30        Dr. Joel Siegel, Update on damage 2007-2017, nut factors correlated with Navel Orangeworm damage, Pattern of damage in the San Joaquin Valley 2007-2017 8:30-9:15        Dr. Joel Siegel, Population dynamics of Navel …

Stormy Weather Sets Back California Tree Nut Growers

Stormy Weather Sets Back California Tree Nut Growers

After so many years of drought, it’s difficult for growers to complain about all the recent rain events that have been occurring throughout California; however, the abnormally significant amount of precipitation this past month has posed its share of challenges to tree nut growers that have been anxiously awaiting entry into their orchards to make their much needed fungicide sprays …