Pistachios: Research Uncovers Health Benefits for Women With Gestational Diabetes

🕔Jan 29, 2018Results of a new study among pregnant women with impaired glucose intolerance during gestation (GIGT) or gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) – commonly known as gestational diabetes – show that eating […]

California Pistachios: Dormancy Studies – Fuzzy Findings

🕔Dec 29, 2017Tests continue using winter-applied kaolin clay or calcium carbonate-based materials to either reflect solar radiation or diffuse as a way to improve dormancy. Results from David Doll, UCCE Farm Advisor, […]

Tree Crops: Record Almond Crop; Walnuts Decline; Pecans Up 8% – USDA

🕔Oct 11, 2017Record-Large California Almond Crop Forecast for the 2017/18 Season In July, the NASS Pacific Regional Office released the 2017 California Almond Objective Measurement Report, which revised production up 2 percent […]

California Almonds: Winter Chill Update – Warm Winter so Far

🕔Dec 15, 2016Those of you who are outside every day know that it has been pretty warm.  The only cold weather occurred during the first week of December in which many locations […]

California: Almond Harvest in Full Swing, Walnuts, Pistachios Should Begin Soon

🕔Aug 30, 2016Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 28, 2016. WEATHER Last week had a warm summer-like start, with noticeable cooling taking place over the weekend. Monday brought showers […]

California: Almond Harvest Underway, Walnuts Close Behind

🕔Aug 23, 2016Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 21, 2016. WEATHER Another hot week across the State, with nearly all locations below 4,500 feet and inland from the northern […]

California: Almond Harvest Picks Up Pace

🕔Aug 15, 2016Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 14, 2016. WEATHER An entirely dry week, as no measurable precipitation fell anywhere in the State. The early week brought some […]

California: Almond Harvest Underway, Early Cotton Blooming

🕔Aug 8, 2016Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 7, 2016. WEATHER Precipitation in the State last week was limited to scattered showers and thunderstorms in the southern deserts on […]

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

🕔Aug 5, 2016Pistachios 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 […]

California: Growers Preparing for Almond and Pistachio Harvests

🕔Aug 1, 2016Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending July 31, 2016. WEATHER Another hot and dry week across the state as we reached the peak of the summer dry season. […]

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