Water Bond Gets Ballot Number

Lend some space to Proposition 3 effort   The Water Bond officially has a ballot number for the November 2018 ballot, Proposition 3. As a supporter and contributor to the campaign for Proposition 3, APG is actively involved in the steering committee directing the campaign. Now that the June primary is completed, the campaign is…

LeadOn’18 Tour

LeadOn Class visits the California Capitol   On June 28, the APG LeadOn class took a field trip up to Sacramento to see the California State Capitol and learn how the policies impacting the pistachio industry and created and implemented. The trip was a follow up to the May LeadOn seminar, where the class was introduced…

APG California PAC Sponsors District Event for Assemblyman Bigelow

APG Sponsors district event for Assemblyman Frank Bigelow   The APG California PAC helped sponsor an event for Assemblyman Frank Bigelow (R-O’Neals) at CRU Winery in Madera, CA. The Assemblyman represents Assembly District 5, which encompasses all or part of Madera, Mono, Mariposa, Tuolumne, Alpine, Calaveras and El Dorado counties. As a lifelong farmer, including…

New EU MRL

New EU MRL for phosphonate fertilizer will allow for use in pistachio production[1]   On June 6, 2018 the EU published permanent Maximum Residue Levels (MRLs) for fosetyl-al on tree nuts. The new MRLs are set at 500 ppm and will enter into force on June 26, 2018. Without this definitive MRL, the temporary level…