2021 North Carolina Pecan Growers Fall Orchard Tour set

Those interested are encouraged to register soon for the orchard tour in Angier. more »

Gold Leaf Farming acquires 1,174 acres of almonds in Fresno County

The acreage has secure water rights and will be converted to organic. more »

Solum Partners invests in Monte Vista Farming Co.

The agriculture and food production-focused investment firm purchased a majority stake in the California almond huller/sheller and processor, which hulled 30 million pounds and processed 50 million pounds in 2020. more »

Harvard research explores walnut consumption and life expectancy link

Findings show a connection between regular walnut consumption and greater longevity, as well as reduced risk of death from cardiovascular diseases. more »

Impacts of tariff fights still weigh down nut exporters

Last year's larger crops for some nuts dropped prices, which allowed importers to buy more despite tariffs. This year's reduced crops, higher prices, shipping congestion and other issues are shaping a different story. more »

Pecan trees prone to bagworm, webworm infestations in Oklahoma

Extreme weather influenced pest populations, and growers who skipped pecan nut casebearer sprays due to lack of crop are seeing an uptick in these worm pests as an effect. more »

New directors of Almond Board of California begin their terms

The 10-member board has five grower members and five handler members, each representing three independents and two cooperatives. more »

How to address leaf scorch and fruit thinning in Georgia pecans

Neofusicoccum, a fungus causing leaf scorch symptoms, is a relatively new problem popping up in orchards for the last 8-10 years, normally after extended periods of rainfall and cloudy weather. more »

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