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Sneak Preview of First Ever Pistachio Industry Insights Day Coming This Month

It’s that time of the year as pistachio harvest nears that American Pistachio Growers (APG) gathers its members together at the Visalia Convention Center. But this year, growers are invited to more than just your typical Summer Luncheon. This longtime tradition has been reinvented into an all-day event to support the booming western pistachio industry. APG’s Wes Wilson met with …

Introducing American Pistachio Growers’ New President and Vision

American Pistachio Growers (APG) has announced a new President & CEO to lead their organization — veteran sports marketing leader Zachary Fraser. Following the Interim services of Joel Nelsen, Fraser has taken the helm with a new vision to expand the influence and consumption of American pistachios around the world.  Watch this brief interview as Matthew Malcolm from California Ag …

New Farm Bill Priorities Supporting Specialty Crop Agriculture

As legislature continues to work on completing a new Farm Bill, specialty crops may reap greater representation and benefits than in any previous Farm Bill. Watch this brief video featuring Philip Karsting from Olsson Frank Weeda as he discusses their priorities for specialty crop ag at a recent conference held by American Pistachio Growers. Special thanks to American Pistachio Growers for sponsoring this video.

How AI and Global Economic Trends will Impact California Agriculture

World-renowned economist and and financial expert Marci Rossell addressed American Pistachio Growers again this year at their annual conference, this time sharing some key insights on how the boom in AI (artificial intelligence) and inflation/interest-rate trends will impact specialty crop growers in the immediate and near future. Watch her brief interview with Malcolm Media Editor Matthew Malcolm for the inside scoop. …

Pistachio Industry Continues Investment in Promising Export Market Opportunities

The U.S. pistachio industry continues to set high shipment records in key export markets. Much of this made possible by the unified efforts of American Pistachio Growers (APG) and their marketing campaigns overseas. Pacific Nut Producer Editor Matthew Malcolm met with APG’s VP of Global Marketing Scott Fryer to discuss pistachio export market trends and where they plan to market …

American Pistachio Growers Healthy Soils Grant Application Window Closing

Time is running out to apply for funding through American Pistachio Growers’ $5 million grant awarded by the California Department of Food & Agriculture to help growers adopt healthy soils practices in the Golden State. You don’t have to be a member of APG to apply.  Watch this brief video as Pacific Nut Producer Editor Matthew Malcolm  and Carlee Branco …

American Pistachio Growers Interim President Introduced at Annual Conference

At the annual Pistachio Industry Conference held by American Pistachio Growers (APG) in Monterey this year, Pacific Nut Producer Editor Matthew Malcolm met with Joel Nelsen, Interim President of APG, for a video introduction to the industry.  Watch this brief interview as he also discusses his priorities with APG and its direction as the pistachio industry continues to grow. Special …

New Chair Introduced at American Pistachio Growers, and What to Expect at Annual Conference

Rich Kreps has just been announced as the new American Pistachio Growers Chairman of the Board. Watch this brief interview to learn more about Rich and what to expect at the 2024 American Pistachio Growers annual conference coming soon to Monterey, including some special keynote speakers. Learn more and register to attend the conference HERE.

Bob Schramm Retires, APG Selects New Federal Advocacy Firm

Back at the annual American Pistachio Growers (APG) Conference, longtime federal advocate for the association — Bob Schramm was paid special tribute for his dedicated service to the U.S. pistachio industry.  Schramm is now transitioning into retirement, and he has worked with APG in selecting a new firm to take his place in representing and protecting the interests of the …

Midseason Pistachio Crop Forecast and Shipment Update

As U.S. Pistachio growers anticipate a larger crop this season, watch this brief interview with Richard Matoian from American Pistachio Growers on just how large a crop may come to fruition this season, as well as some great news on the rise in pistachio export shipping trends.  Read more about it in Pacific Nut Producer Magazine. (Editor’s Note: We are …

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