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Farmers work to save heat-stressed crops, tree nuts

Persistent, scorching temperatures can put crops, including tree nuts, at risk. California crops continue to take a beating as California farmers work to reduce impacts of a lingering heat wave tha... more »

Meridian Growers reports on almonds, pecans, pistachio market trends

On July 10, Meridian Growers issued an industry update, focusing on pistachios, almonds and pecans. In this update, Meridian Growers noted that pistachio prices remain stable, and also shared that ... more »

USDA reports 2024 California almond crop estimate at 2.80 billion pounds

The USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (USDA-NASS) released its 2024 California Almond Objective Measurement Report on July 10, 2024, estimating a harvest of 2.80 billion meat pounds. T... more »

UC Cooperative Extension’s latest insights on almond orchard management

The University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources Cooperative Extension has released its latest newsletter, highlighting critical pre- and post-harvest management practices for almond orchards. more »

USDA expands insurance options for specialty crop growers

The USDA is expanding crop insurance options for specialty and organic growers starting with the 2025 crop year that may impact almond and walnut growers. more »

Almond growers battle weather and pests as harvest nears

Almond growers in California's Central Valley have experienced extreme weather and an intensified pest pressure, according the latest Blue Diamond Growers report. The fluctuating temperatures, rang... more »

Meridian Growers revealed pistachio prices firm, almond prices lower

On June 27, 2024, Meridian Growers released its latest crop report, revealing the status of pistachio, almond and pecan crop prices and shipments. Meridian Growers noted that there are minimal 2023... more »
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Tree nut commodity groups receive USDA market promotion funds

Almonds, pistachios, pecans and walnuts are among the commodities receiving federal funds for promotion and market development funding. The funding is part of $300 million allocated to 66 U.S. orga... more »

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