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, […]

California Pistachios: When Pruning, Think Into The Future

🕔Oct 24, 2017The 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 […]

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

🕔Oct 23, 2017It 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 […]

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 Pistachios: Kernel Filling Just Around the Corner

🕔Jun 24, 2015By 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 […]

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

🕔Feb 20, 2015Global 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 […]

California: Pistachio Day Slated Jan. 21 in Visalia

🕔Jan 15, 2015The 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 […]

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