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House Approves, Trump Signs Coronavirus Stimulus into Law

President Donald J. Trump today signed the “Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act” (CARES Act) into law with provisions to provide financially distressed consumers and small businesses greater access to business loans and bankruptcy relief. The legislative package, which quickly passed the House of Representatives on a voice vote earlier today and 96-0 in the Senate on Wednesday, provides …

Five Ways USDA Farm Service Agency Can Support Farmers Impacted by Wildfires

Whether you’ve experienced wildfire damage on the farm or other disasters, disease outbreaks on your trees and vines — the USDA-Farm Service Agency has a program to support you. Watch this brief interview with Farm Service Agency California representative Lisa Velasquez as she explains some of these programs to get involved in. Please thank our sponsor Duarte Nursery for their industry support …

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 …

Tree & Vine Expo

The Tree & Vine Expo is held every year at the Stanislaus County Fairgrounds, in Turlock, California, the heart of North Valley wine grape & tree nut country and is a place where Growers and PCAs gather to learn about the status of the industry, earn 4 hours of PCA credits & 6 hours CCA credits (pending approval), and visit …

2019 Market Facilitation Program Workshops

USDA’s Market Facilitation Program (MFP) is continuing for the second year, providing almond growers with an opportunity to apply for direct payments to help alleviate the damage resulting from the global trade situation. Unlike the 2018 program when payments were based on delivered pounds, the 2019 MFP program is based on bearing acreage. To learn more about the changes to …

USDA to Reopen FSA Offices for Limited Services During Gov’t Shutdown

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced that many Farm Service Agency (FSA) offices will reopen temporarily in the coming days to perform certain limited services for farmers and ranchers. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has recalled about 2,500 FSA employees to open offices on Thursday, January 17 and Friday, January 18, in addition to Tuesday, January 22, …

Pistachio Bushy Top USDA Tree Assistance Seminar – Bakersfield

Are you a pistachio grower whose trees have been directly impacted by Bushy Top?  Attend one of the American Pistachio Growers regional Bushy Top seminars to find out if you qualify for the USDA-Tree Assistance Program (TAP) and learn what information is required for a grower to apply for reimbursement. Pistachio Bushy Top Syndrome (PBTS) has been designated as a …

Pistachio Bushy Top USDA Tree Assistance Seminar – Tulare

Are you a pistachio grower whose trees have been directly impacted by Bushy Top?  Attend one of the American Pistachio Growers regional Bushy Top seminars to find out if you qualify for the USDA-Tree Assistance Program (TAP) and learn what information is required for a grower to apply for reimbursement. Pistachio Bushy Top Syndrome (PBTS) has been designated as a …

Pistachio Bushy Top USDA Tree Assistance Seminar – Madera

Are you a pistachio grower whose trees have been directly impacted by Bushy Top?  Attend one of the American Pistachio Growers regional Bushy Top seminars to find out if you qualify for the USDA-Tree Assistance Program (TAP) and learn what information is required for a grower to apply for reimbursement. Pistachio Bushy Top Syndrome (PBTS) has been designated as a …

Pistachio Bushy Top USDA Tree Assistance Seminar – Sacramento

Are you a pistachio grower whose trees have been directly impacted by Bushy Top?  Attend one of the American Pistachio Growers regional Bushy Top seminars to find out if you qualify for the USDA-Tree Assistance Program (TAP) and learn what information is required for a grower to apply for reimbursement. Pistachio Bushy Top Syndrome (PBTS) has been designated as a …

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