Chlorpyrifos: Regulatory Action from DPR

Chlorpyrifos: Regulatory Action from DPR On May 8th, the California Environmental Protection Agency (CalEPA) and California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) announced that California would be moving to ban the use of the pesticide chlorpyrifos. Rather than an immediate ban, CalEPA and DPR will work to phase out the use of chlorpyrifos over the next…

Record High Pistachio Acreage Planted

Record High Pistachio Acreage Planted in 2018 From Pacific Nut Producer Magazine Along with record high pistachio production in the western United States in 2018, a record number of acres were planted to pistachios as well last year. Is this good news or bad news for the pistachio industry? Watch this interview with American Pistachio…

American Pistachio Exports Increase

American Pistachio Exports Increase Despite International Trade Issues From Pacific Nut Producer Magazine After the US pistachio industry brought in a record high pistachio crop last season, there were concerns as to how recent international trade issues would impact the movement of this record crop; however, at the annual conference of American Pistachio Growers, Executive…