Tree Nuts http://westernfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6001/more en More drip irrigation in alfalfa’s future? http://westernfarmpress.com/alfalfa/more-drip-irrigation-alfalfa-s-future <div class="node-body video-body">Should alfalfa producers consider putting in my drip irrigation systems. That question was asked several times during the Forage Seminar at World Ag Expo.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/alfalfa/more-drip-irrigation-alfalfa-s-future" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/alfalfa/more-drip-irrigation-alfalfa-s-future#comments Alfalfa Irrigation Management Orchard Crops Tree Nuts Fri, 20 Feb 2015 18:37:00 +0000 156261 at http://westernfarmpress.com American Pistachio Growers gather in San Diego http://westernfarmpress.com/tree-nuts/american-pistachio-growers-gather-san-diego <div class="node-body gallery-body">American Pistachio Growers gather in San Diego for annual convention</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/tree-nuts/american-pistachio-growers-gather-san-diego" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/tree-nuts/american-pistachio-growers-gather-san-diego#comments Tree Nuts Pistachios Thu, 19 Feb 2015 23:12:00 +0000 156211 at http://westernfarmpress.com <p>&quot;American Pistachio&quot;&nbsp;<span>was very popuar with guests at the APG convention.</span></p> Challenging season still delivers big pistachio crop http://westernfarmpress.com/tree-nuts/challenging-season-still-delivers-big-pistachio-crop <div class="field-byline"> Greg Northcutt </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The U.S. pistachio crop suffered through drought, insufficient chilling hours the previous winter and a host of other issues, but producers still managed to make a good crop.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/tree-nuts/challenging-season-still-delivers-big-pistachio-crop" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/tree-nuts/challenging-season-still-delivers-big-pistachio-crop#comments Tree Nuts Pistachios Wed, 11 Feb 2015 18:07:00 +0000 156051 at http://westernfarmpress.com Bee supply expected to meet demand for almond pollination http://westernfarmpress.com/tree-nuts/bee-supply-expected-meet-demand-almond-pollination <div class="field-byline"> Greg Northcutt </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Bees will be plentiful for almond pollination in California, but will they be up to the task?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/tree-nuts/bee-supply-expected-meet-demand-almond-pollination" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/tree-nuts/bee-supply-expected-meet-demand-almond-pollination#comments Tree Nuts Almonds Sat, 07 Feb 2015 13:41:00 +0000 155961 at http://westernfarmpress.com Horizon Nut breaks ground on new processing plant http://westernfarmpress.com/tree-nuts/horizon-nut-breaks-ground-new-processing-plant <div class="node-body gallery-body">Horizon Nut expands pistachio processing capacity in heart of Central Valley growing region.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/tree-nuts/horizon-nut-breaks-ground-new-processing-plant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/tree-nuts/horizon-nut-breaks-ground-new-processing-plant#comments Tree Nuts Pistachios Fri, 23 Jan 2015 02:33:00 +0000 155701 at http://westernfarmpress.com <p>Horizon Nut Company President Ted Sheely also owns and operates his own company, AzCal Management, from an office in the south end of California&#39;s San Joaquin Valley. A long-time cotton farmer, Sheely is diversified, growing a host of annual and permanent crops, including pistachios from Westlands Water District.</p> Growing pistachios at Pioneer Nursery http://westernfarmpress.com/tree-nuts/growing-pistachios-pioneer-nursery <div class="node-body gallery-body">Pioneer Nursery knows pistachios</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/tree-nuts/growing-pistachios-pioneer-nursery" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/tree-nuts/growing-pistachios-pioneer-nursery#comments Tree Nuts Pistachios Fri, 23 Jan 2015 00:08:00 +0000 155691 at http://westernfarmpress.com <p>Pistachio industry pioneers Corky Anderson, left, and Ken Puryear are partners in Pioneer nursery, a producer of pistachio rootstock in Kern County, Calif.</p> Ted Sheely sees continued growth in pistachios http://westernfarmpress.com/tree-nuts/ted-sheely-sees-continued-growth-pistachios <div class="field-deck"> Horizon Nut expands with new processing plant in Central California </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Horizon Nut group builds on continued success of pistachio industry</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/tree-nuts/ted-sheely-sees-continued-growth-pistachios" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/tree-nuts/ted-sheely-sees-continued-growth-pistachios#comments Tree Nuts Pistachios Thu, 22 Jan 2015 21:54:00 +0000 155681 at http://westernfarmpress.com <p>Horizon Nut Company President Ted Sheely says the first loads of the 2015 SJV pistachio harvest could happen in this receiving pit at the company&#39;s new processing facility in western Fresno County.</p> The promise of new technology for regional control of navel orangeworm http://westernfarmpress.com/tree-nuts/promise-new-technology-regional-control-navel-orangeworm <div class="field-byline"> Greg Northcutt </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The recent introduction of a stable female-like navel orangeworm pheromone for monitoring adult males marks a big step forward in the decades-long effort by researchers to develop an index for determining when the navel orangeworm population in an orchard is large enough that an insecticide application makes sense, economically. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/tree-nuts/promise-new-technology-regional-control-navel-orangeworm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/tree-nuts/promise-new-technology-regional-control-navel-orangeworm#comments Tree Nuts Pistachios Thu, 22 Jan 2015 14:06:00 +0000 155621 at http://westernfarmpress.com Almond co-op members ride a roller-coaster season to a happy ending http://westernfarmpress.com/tree-nuts/almond-co-op-members-ride-roller-coaster-season-happy-ending <div class="field-byline"> Greg Northcutt </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Despite a finger-crossing start, the 2014 crop year ended surprisingly well for members of the Central California Almond Growers Association.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/tree-nuts/almond-co-op-members-ride-roller-coaster-season-happy-ending" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/tree-nuts/almond-co-op-members-ride-roller-coaster-season-happy-ending#comments Tree Nuts Almonds Thu, 22 Jan 2015 14:03:00 +0000 155611 at http://westernfarmpress.com California walnut market takes an unexpected hit from several sides http://westernfarmpress.com/tree-nuts/california-walnut-market-takes-unexpected-hit-several-sides <div class="field-byline"> Greg Northcutt </div> <div class="node-body article-body">For a while early last November, it appeared that the market for the 2014 crop was thumbing its nose at basic economic laws.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/tree-nuts/california-walnut-market-takes-unexpected-hit-several-sides" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/tree-nuts/california-walnut-market-takes-unexpected-hit-several-sides#comments Tree Nuts Walnuts Thu, 22 Jan 2015 13:47:00 +0000 155601 at http://westernfarmpress.com