Monthly Archives: November 2016

Almond Alliance of California Reports Win on Biomass

At Pacific Nut Producer’s Annual Tree & Vine Expo in Turlock and Grape, Nut & Tree Fruit Expo in Fresno, Kelly Covello from the Almond Alliance of California provided an update on their ongoing efforts to advocate on behalf of the industry in Sacramento & Washington. She reported success in getting the state to utilize outgoing almond orchards in biomass …

What’s to Become of San Joaquin Valley Wine?

At the annual Grape, Nut & Tree Fruit Expo in Fresno, grape growers enjoyed state of the industry addresses, including one delivered by Jeff Bitter of Allied Grape Growers who offered some advice to wine grape growers in the San Joaquin Valley to remain viable amidst foreign competition. Watch this brief interview & read more in American Vineyard Magazine.

Managing Leaf Footed Bug in the Orchard

At the annual Tree & Vine Expo in Turlock, nearly a thousand growers & PCAs gathered to network with industry friends and enjoy a great line-up of grower seminars. One seminar featured UC IPM Advisor Kris Tollerup who discussed monitoring and controlling leaf footed bug in the orchard as shared in this video.

APG Monthly: Record 2016 Pistachio Crop

Pacific Nut Producer held its monthly interview with American Pistachio Growers’ Executive Director Richard Matoian at the annual Grape, Nut & Tree Fruit Expo in Fresno, where he addressed growers on the current State of the Pistachio Industry. Watch his brief interview as he reports on the 2016 harvest results and how the industry will market this record crop.

Powdery Mildew in the Vineyard, Year-End Review

Powdery Mildew in the Vineyard, Year end Review

For California grape growers, 2016 was a more difficult year with powdery mildew; however, those that applied proper strategies at the right times maintained good control. At American Vineyard Magazine’s Central Coast Grape Expo, Viticulture Advisor Larry Bettiga shared some great tips for maintaining control moving forward, as shared in this brief interview with California Ag Network.

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