Pistachio Harvest Calculator

  Pistachio Harvest Calculator to Help Growers with Harvest, Market & Budget Planning   Fresno State researchers created an online pistachio harvest predictor to assist San Joaquin Valley growers in predicting yields for one of the area’s most popular crops. The free website will help growers with their harvest, market and budget planning. It was created by…

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,…

August Pistachio Orchard Task List

  Orchard Task List for Pistachios August 2018  By Bob Beede, U.C. Farm Advisor, Emeritus   I Misinformed You! At this year’s American Pistachio Growers Annual Conference, I made a presentation about navel orangeworm mating disruption and used the successes in Mating Disruption of codling moth and Oriental fruit moth(OFM) as support for the implementation of…

Immigration Law: Federal vs. State

Judicial Guidance for Employers In response to a perceived crack-down on illegal immigration by the federal government, the California Legislature has passed, and Governor Brown has signed, three major pieces of legislation intended to protect undocumented residents of California that have been challenged by the Trump Administration in federal court. APG Director of Government Relations…

CA Pistachio Crop Update: Summer 2018

by, Pacific Nut Producer What started off as a potentially disastrous year for the pistachio industry is now shaping up to potentially be one of the largest crops ever for California growers. Watch this brief interview with Richard Matoian from American Pistachio Growers as he provides an update on the crop and invites growers to…