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California Walnut Board ramps up retail programs for record crop

With a record crop expected, the California Walnut industry is focusing on retail promotions to help move it.

Hurricane Laura extends CFAP payments in Texas, Louisiana

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has extended application deadlines for the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program for farmers and ranchers in Texas and Louisiana affected by Hurricane Laura.

Gladstone Land acquires California pistachio, organic acreage

Gladstone Land Corp., McClean, Va., has purchased 2,515 acres of pistachio trees and organic farmland in the Fresno, Calif., area.

Boxer, Wonderful Pistachios partner to benefit ag workers

Wonderful Pistachios is supporting agricultural workers in Kings County, Calif., with an auction of gear worn by pro boxer Jose Ramirez, who is sponsored by Wonderful Pistachios.

Three Wonderful Pistachios No Shells flavors available in snack box

Wonderful Pistachios, Los Angeles, is now offering nine-count variety snack packs featuring three No Shells flavors.

USDA forecasts record California almond crop

California is forecast to have another record almond crop this year, with the U.S. Department of Agriculture estimating an increase of almost 18% over last season’s crop.

Avocados to walnuts: industry's response to pandemic

The produce industry has been working to help feed families during the COVID-19 pandemic in a number of ways.

Pecan group asks USDA to establish research, promotion program

The National Pecan Federation has petitioned the U.S. Department of Agriculture to establish a research and promotion program to expand markets for pecans.

Citrus, grapes, berries lead fruit COVID-19 losses in California

California farms, ranches and agricultural business will lose between $5.9 billion and $8.6 billion in 2020 because of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a study commissioned by ag groups.

Wonderful Pistachios’ No Shells flavors named Rising Stars

Wonderful Pistachios No Shells Chili Roasted and Honey Roasted flavors have again gained recognition as a new snack product.