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California Pistachios: When Pruning, Think Into The Future

California Pistachios: When Pruning, Think Into The Future Updated

👤By Robert H. Beede, UCCE Farm Advisor, Emeritus, Kings County, California 🕔Oct 24, 2017

The goal of a good pruning program is to manage the canopy over the life of the orchard in such a manner as to achieve the maximum possible yield of clean open split-nuts from an efficient harvest. In our quest

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California Pistachios: Sanitation Fell Short, Quality Suffered – What About 2018?

California Pistachios: Sanitation Fell Short, Quality Suffered – What About 2018?

👤By Robert H. Beede, UCCE Farm Advisor, Emeritus, Kings County, California 🕔Oct 23, 2017

It looks like we wound up with about 600 million pounds. Only God knows how many million navel orangeworm got, but you all know it was a bunch. Processors have their hands full delivering the quality nut California is known

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Tree Nuts: Global Almond, Walnut Production Up, Pistachio Production Down

Tree Nuts: Global Almond, Walnut Production Up, Pistachio Production Down

👤From USDA 🕔Aug 5, 2016

Pistachios Global production for 2015/16 is estimated to plunge 86,000 metric tons (tons) from the previous year to 529,000 as U.S. output declines and more than offsets a jump in Turkish production. As a result of lower available supplies, world

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California Pistachios: Kernel Filling Just Around the Corner

California Pistachios: Kernel Filling Just Around the Corner

👤By Bob Beede, University of California Cooperative Extension 🕔Jun 24, 2015

By the 20th of June, we will have finished Stage 2 of pistachio development, in which shell hardening is almost complete, but kernel filling has not yet begun. Growers will soon need to monitor for kernel development, a task I

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California Pistachios: U.S. Production Forecast 10% Higher

👤From USDA 🕔Feb 20, 2015

Global production for 2014/15 is forecast at 608,000 metric tons, up 20 percent from the previous year as the United States, Iran and Turkey enter the on-year of the alternate bearing crop cycle. As a result of larger available supplies,

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California: Pistachio Day Slated Jan. 21 in Visalia

👤From a Press Release 🕔Jan 15, 2015

The University of California Cooperative Extension will hold its annual Pistachio Day on Jan. 21 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m at the Visalia Convention Center. The address is 303 East Acequia Avenue, Visalia, CA 93291. Registration fee is $80

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