American Pistachio Growers executive committee members include, from left, Thom Dille, Richard Paslay, chairman Jim Zion, Brian Blackwell, and Larry Lowder.
The Hansen family, pistachio growers, of Hansen Ranches in Corcoran, Calif., include from left: Jim and sons Erik and Phillip, and Jess and son Nis.
Enjoying the APG tradeshow are from left: Chuck Nichols, Nichols Farm, Hanford, Calif.; and Cydney Oster, Rabobank, and Dan Oster, Farm Credit West, both from Visalia, Calif.
Bowie, Ariz. pistachio growers, from left: Joseph Shopp, William and Peggy Davis, plus Jacque and Mark Cook.
Henry "Corky" Anderson, left, receives an APG Board Emeritus Honor from Chairman Jim Zion, center, and Executive Director Richard Matoian.
Plenty of good news for pistachio growers in California, Arizona, and New Mexico: record U.S. pistachio production last year (555 million pound crop), record pistachio shipments, and good grower prices.
Western Farm Press