Pistachios Hit DC

  American Pistachio Grower Director of Government Relations Rob Nash traveled to Washington D.C. to advocate on behalf of American Pistachio Grower members. Rob’s daily agenda was packed with meetings, presentations and having the voice of APG members heard. While in D.C., he shared the mission of APG growers with: U.S. International Trade Commission to…

Sacramento Lawmakers Ag Tour

As part of our on-going commitment to be a strong presence in our state capitol, our Director of Government Relations, along with fellow members of the Agricultural Presidents’ Council, have taken several California legislators and staff members on some agricultural tours. These on-site visits give our elected officials a chance to get a little dirt on their boots…

2018 Water Bond Update

The Water Bond has officially been certified for the November 2018 ballot. With the Temperance Flat project receiving no state Proposition1 funding, passing the Water Supply and Water Quality Act of 2018 citizen’s initiative water bond has become even more vital for the welfare of the Central Valley and agricultural community. Recognizing the importance and…

Temperance Flat Project

Earlier this month, the Temperance Flat Reservoir Project proponents made one last appeal directly to the California Water Commission for funding from the Proposition 1 (2014) Water Storage Investment Program (WSIP). Unfortunately, while they were able to increase their public benefit score previously awarded by Commission staff, the commissioners still found that the project provides…