Agricultural Coalition on Trade Supplementation – September 2018

Agricultural Coalition on Trade September 2018 Supplement Chinese Trade Tariffs Likely to Stay It appears the Chinese tariffs will remain at 45 percent ad valorem for raw pistachios and 15 percent ad valorem for roasted pistachios until January 2019. President Trump is likely to further increase the U.S. import tariffs on Chinese products on January…

USDA-FSA Now Offers Assistance from Losses due to Pistachio Bushy Top Syndrome

    USDA – FSA Now Offers Assistance from Losses due to Pistachio Bushy Top Syndrome Due to the diligent work over the last year from American Pistachio Growers (APG) and the California Congressional Delegation, this critically needed assistance program for affected growers of Pistachio Bushy Top Syndrome will officially begin accepting applications October 15,…

SWRCB to Hear Proposal

SWRCB to Hear Proposal on Increasing Unimpaired Flows in the Delta   The California State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) will look at a proposal next week that seeks to update the Bay-Delta Water Quality Control Plan under California’s Porter-Cologne Act. The proposal, which is opposed by American Pistachio Growers, seeks to require an average…