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US Pistachio Shipments Remain Strong Despite Increased Tariffs

Despite the recent increased tariffs slapped onto US pistachios in the midst of an international trade war, consumers worldwide just can’t get enough of them.  Watch this brief interview with Richard Matoian from American Pistachio Growers and read more about it in Pacific Nut Producer Magazine. Please thank our sponsor Duarte Nursery and attend one of their upcoming Bennett Hickman …

American Pistachio Growers Summer Luncheon

Bring a guest and enjoy lunch at the American Pistachio Growers’ Annual Member Luncheon. Visit our informational booths, connect with fellow members and learn about the San Joaquin Valley Water Blueprint. Jason Phillips, CEO, Friant Water Authority will be presenting the locally driven plan create water balance that improves communities, habitats and agricultural landscapes across the Valley. Pacific Nut Producer …

American Pistachio Growers Crop Update & Summer Luncheon

How is the 2019 pistachio crop looking?  What’s on the agenda for American Pistachio Growers Summer Luncheon coming up on July 26th?  Check out this brief interview with Executive Director Richard Matoian for some answers. Please thank our sponsor Duarte Nursery and attend one of their upcoming Bennett Hickman Almond Field Days in Pixley or Modesto.

Annual Nut Harvest Safety Day

Kings and Tulare Counties will host their annual safety event for Nut Harvesting workers on Wednesday, July 17 at the Kings Co. Fairgrounds in Hanford, from 8 am to 12 pm. This safety training program is directed towards nut commodity harvest equipment operators, crews and farm employees in conjunction with farm managers/supervisors, and growers. Harvest equipment for walnuts, almonds and …

American Pistachio Growers PAC Fundraiser – Bowling!

Join American Pistachio Growers (APG), Wednesday, June 12th for their inaugural fundraising event, Pins for PAC. This family fun event is an opportunity for APG members to get together for a friendly bowling competition while supporting the APG California PAC. Each registration includes 2 1/2 hours of bowling, a commemorative t-shirt, unlimited beer/wine/soda and entry into the awards ceremony following …

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 …

American Pistachio Marketing Plans for 2019 to Include India

American Pistachio Marketing Plans for 2019 to Include India

With the largest pistachio crop ever in the west last year coupled with international trade issues, some might be concerned about prices and how to move such a large inventory; however, American Pistachio Growers (APG) reported that the demand is out there at their annual conference, and APG unveiled some exciting new marketing plans for the coming year, including a …

Record High Pistachio Acreage Planted in 2018

Record High Pistachio Acreage Planted in 2018

Along with record high pistachio production in the western United States in 2018, a record number of acres were planted to pistachios as well last year. Is this good news or bad news for the pistachio industry? Watch this interview with American Pistachio Growers’ Executive Director Richard Matoian to find out, and read more about it in Pacific Nut Producer …

US Pistachio Exports Increase Despite International Trade Issues

US Pistachio Exports Increase Despite International Trade Issues

After the US pistachio industry brought in a record high pistachio crop last season, there were concerns as to how recent international trade issues would impact movement of this record crop; however, at the annual conference of American Pistachio Growers, Executive Director Richard Matoian shared positive news on recent domestic and export shipments. Watch Matoian’s brief interview and read more …

American Pistachio Growers Annual Conference

Connect, Cultivate & Collaborate with the American pistachio industry over three sun-filled days in Palm Desert, California at the JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort. From inspiring keynotes to the leading research on pistachio production to connecting with exhibitors to cultivating fresh ideas, the 2019 American Pistachio Conference (APC19) is where you need to be.

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