USDA Announces $72.9 Million In Grant Funding Awarded For Specialty Crop Producers; Aug 24, 2023

    🕔Aug 24, 2023
    WASHINGTON, — The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) today announced $72.9 million awarded to 55 states and territories through the Specialty Crop Block Grant Program (SCBGP). […]

    Global Markets: Tree Nuts – World Pistachio Output Lower Despite Record U.S. Production Feb 17, 2022

    🕔Feb 17, 2022
    Global production for 2021/22 is forecast down 16 percent to 829,000 metric tons (tons) on declines in Iran and Turkey, more than offsetting a continued rebound in the United States. […]

    California Tree Crops: Suterra Announces New NOW Control Product Nov 4, 2019

    🕔Nov 4, 2019
    Suterra today announced the launch of CheckMate Puffer NOW Ace, a new aerosol pheromone formulation for season-long Navel Orangeworm (NOW) control in almonds, pistachios, walnuts, figs and other crops where […]

    Tree Nuts: Almond, Walnut, and Hazelnut Production Forecast To Drop – USDA Oct 1, 2019

    🕔Oct 1, 2019
    As the 2019/20 domestic season is already underway for most tree nuts, anticipated smaller almond, walnut, and hazelnut crops signal reduced U.S. tree nut supplies. In the previous season (2018/19), […]

    U.S. Trade War Reaches India Jun 20, 2019

    🕔Jun 20, 2019
    In the last couple of weeks, we have seen several more maneuvers in President Trump’s ongoing trade war, including the addition of a new front—India. On June 15, India announced […]

    Almonds’ Lead Increases in U.S. Tree Nut Consumption May 31, 2019

    🕔May 31, 2019
    Over the past five decades, Americans’ annual consumption of tree nuts has grown from 1.38 pounds per person in 1970 to 3.69 pounds in 2016, according to ERS’s Loss-Adjusted Food […]

    Trade Aid: Pres. Trump Allocates $16Bln to Farmers May 24, 2019

    🕔May 24, 2019
    U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue this week announced that the USDA will take several actions to assist farmers in response to trade damage from unjustified retaliation and trade disruption. […]

    Ag Trade: U.S. Exports Remain Strong, But Global Share Declines Nov 20, 2017

    🕔Nov 20, 2017
    U.S. agricultural exports in fiscal year 2017 increased over $10 billion to the third-highest level on record.  Although the U.S. remains the second largest exporter of agricultural goods in the […]

    University of Georgia Researchers Team Up with CDC to Tackle Fungicide Resistance Nov 1, 2017

    🕔Nov 1, 2017
    There are a limited number of compounds available to combat fungal infections in both plants and people. A team of University of Georgia researchers is helping to assess the risk […]

    Almond Demand Up But Big Oz, EU Crops Will Balance Supplies – USDA Oct 27, 2017

    🕔Oct 27, 2017
    Almonds Global almond production for 2017/18 is forecast 6 percent higher to a record 1.3 million metric tons (tons) shelled basis on record output in the United States, Australia, and […]


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