Pistachios

California trees are chilling out, which is good news

California is seeing its highest accumulation of chill in the last 7 years, with almonds surpassing their needs, and other trees nuts still working their way through the winter. more »

Gladstone Land acquires pistachio orchard in California

The $88 million acquisition includes 1,776 planted acres and a 10-year, triple-net lease agreement with the seller. more »

Robotic pollination for aiding wind pollination boosts pistachios

Edete Precision Technologies for Agriculture is preparing to offer artificial pollination services to pistachio growers in California in April 2022 after successful trials boosted yields 24%. more »

Gladstone Land acquires nut orchard, option to purchase stored water

The Virginia-based company acquired over 1,200 acres of tree nuts and over 19,500 acre-feet of stored water in California. This three-part acquisition totals over $84 million. more »

Yield is robust in ‘off’ year for pistachios

Technically an "off" year for the alternate bearing crop, California orchards are looking to hit the mark near 1 billion pounds, just under last year's record. more »

Nut categories flourish in Kern County report on California ag

Ranked by revenues paid to growers, almonds come in second and pistachios seventh, with figures suggesting growers in Kern have matched their efforts with market demand. more »

Initial 2020 California ag revenue figures include nut categories

Almonds, pistachios and walnuts rank among the top 10 valued commodities for the state's crop year at over $9.4 billion combined. more »

California sets $400,000 to promote safer, sustainable pest management

Almond Board of California and the California Invasive Plant Council received the funding to help build online tools to coordinate small farm mating disruption efforts and invasive weed control in wildlands, respectively. more »

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