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Western Pistachio Industry Delivers Another Record Crop

Despite drought conditions and other challenges facing California agriculture, pistachio growers delivered another record high crop — even with it being considered an ‘off year’ for production trends.  Watch this brief interview with Richard Matoian, President of American Pistachio Growers as he explains. Please thank this video’s sponsor Suterra for their industry support.

Welcoming Aubrey Bettencourt to the Almond Alliance of California

We are pleased to introduce Aubrey Bettencourt as the new President/CEO of the Almond Alliance of California.  Watch this brief interview with Aubrey to learn more about how she has been prepared for this position and her plans to serve the California almond industry. Please thank this video’s sponsor Suterra for their industry support.

What US Food Exporters Need to Know about China’s New Facility Registration Requirements

Port congestion and unresolved international trade disputes are tough enough, without China’s new facility registration requirements going into effect at the start of 2022 for food export destined for China.  Watch this brief interview with Keith Schneller, Trade Policy Specialist for the Almond Board of California,  as he explains the issue and how FDA is addressing it. Please thank this …

Why Sonoma County Needs a Wine Grape Pest Control District

“Napa County has a Wine Grape Pest Control District, why not other critical wine growing regions in the North Coast?” This was a topic of discussion at the recent Sonoma Grape Expo.  Vineyards are constantly threatened by invasive pests and diseases, and Jason Saling (local grower, President of the Sonoma County Vineyard Technical Group, and Chair pro Tem on the …

Successful North Coast Grape Harvest Spurs Growth & Investment

Despite numerous challenges for the wine industry these past few years, Allied Grape Growers was pleased to report all of their North Coast fruit safely harvested and delivered this season. Watch this video with North Coast representative Chad Clark as he also discusses new growth and investment in the region. Read more about it in the coming issue of American …

State of the California Raisin Industry with Sun-Maid

The last few years have been quite challenging for California raisin growers.  Grower returns have been lower despite increasing input costs, but the tide appears to be changing to their favor as shared at Malcolm Media’s recent Grape, Nut & Tree Fruit Expo. Watch this brief interview with Sun-Maid Growers’ CEO Harry Overly as he explains, and read more about …

California Wine Market Shapes up with Successful 2021 Harvest

After some challenging years fraught with wildfires, pandemic and inventory issues, 2021 appears to be wrapping up on a positive note for the California wine industry as shared at Malcolm Media’s Sonoma Grape Expo.  Watch this brief interview with Marc Cuneo from Turrentine Brokerage as he explains, and read more about it in the coming issue of American Vineyard Magazine. …

Evie Smith, New UCCE Staff Research Associate in Orchard Crop Systems

Have you had a chance to meet Evie Smith, one of our new Staff Research Associates with the UC Cooperative Extension? Watch her brief introduction here to learn about her and the almond, walnut and prune projects she is working on with Sacramento Valley farm advisors. Please thank this video’s sponsor Suterra for their industry support.

Avoiding Issues with MRL-Based Almond Rejections

The European Union represents the California almond industry’s top export market; however, they also maintain the strictest standards regarding maximum residue levels (MRLs) for toxins of any kind. Herbicide residues have been the source for some recent MRL rejections, but how are they getting on the nuts?  Watch this brief interview with Drew Wolter from the Almond Board of California …

Leaffooted Bug Pressure Increases in California Almonds

Navel Orangeworm is not the only major pest of California almonds. Leaffooted bug damage is also leading to crop rejections, and unfortunately, growers do not have a lot of tools for managing this pest. Watch this brief interview with Drew Wolter from the Almond Board of California as he explains. Please thank this video’s sponsor Suterra for their industry support.

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