Pistachio Notes Newsletter

Issues Articles Type Date Added
July 2019
  • Getting the Most Out of a Golden Hills Pistachio Harvest 
PDF 7/10/19
June 2019
  • Winter Juvenile Tree Dieback (WJTD) - a Problem in Pistachio in the San Joaquin Valley
PDF 6/20/19
Pistachio Crop Insurance Plan Listening Sessions
  • Pistachio Crop Insurance Plan Listening Sessions for Growers, Insurance Company Staff and Agents 
  • Monday, March 11 at Kern Ag Pavilion 
  • See more for other locations and details
PDF 2/19/19
February 2019
  • Dormant Training of 'Golden Hills'
  • A Blast From The Past!
  • Running Out Of Time To Get Help From Mother Nature In Getting Those Pre-Emergent Herbicides Applied
  • Insufficient Spring Irrigation Increases Abnormal Splitting of Pistachio Nuts    
PDF 1/31/19
Pistachio Evapotranspiration Project Meeting
  • Pistachio Evapotranspiration Project Meeting
  • Tuesday, January 22, 2019
  • Kearney Ag Research and Extension Center, Parlier
  • See agenda and RSVP contact information
PDF 1/17/19
January 2019
  • 2019 Statewide Pistachio Day, Wednesday, January 16th
  • See agenda and registration link
  • 2018-2019 Winter Rest Calculation  
PDF 1/7/19
Pistachio Notes - Special Alert
  • Meetings concerning USDA Tree Assistance Program (TAP) assistance for growers affected by Pistachio Bushy Top Syndrome
PDF 10/10/18
July 2018
  • Scientific Irrigation Scheduling in Permanent Crops
  • Links That You Can Use
PDF 7/5/18
Advances in Pistachio Irrigation Workshop and Field Day
  • Wednesday, May 30, 2018
  • Harris Ranch in Coalinga, California
  • Online registration
  • See attached for workshop and field schedule
PDF 5/14/18
2018 Statewide Pistachio Day
  • 2018 University of California's Pistachio Day
  • Wednesday, January 17, 2018  -  7:45 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Visalia Convention Center - Visalia, California
  • Please see newsletter for information and agenda
PDF 12/12/17
Produce Safety Alliance "Pistachio" Grower Training Course
  • November 28th - 29th, 2017
  • Kern County Farm Bureau
  • See attached links for agenda and registration 
PDF 11/17/17
August 2017
  • Pistachio Short Course Coming to Visalia, November 14-16, 2017
  • Kern County Harvest Timing, Yield and etc.
  • Notes on planting Gumdrop  
PDF 8/31/17
Tulare/Kings Counties Nut Harvest Safety Training Class
  • Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • Kings County Fairgrounds
  • See attached for registration and event information
PDF 6/6/17
News Release April 2017
  • New Lab Opens for Testing for Rhodococcus Bacteria
  • See attached for information 
PDF 4/18/17
April 2017
  • Maybe We Should Try Calculating Something Else?
  • Calculate your predicted yield
  • Better Safe than Sorry?
  • Drying Weeds Mean More Pests on and around Pistachio
PDF 4/10/17
Navel Orangeworm Monitoring and Mating Disruption Tailgate Meeting
  • Tuesday, February 28, 2017
  • 31000 Kimberlina Road
  • See attached for details
PDF 2/24/17
January 2017
  • UCANR Pistachio Production Manual Now Available
  • Botryosphaeria Panicle And Shoot Blight Risk Higher In Wet Years
  • Botrytis Blossom And Shoot Blight At Bloom
  • Statewide Pistachio Day 2017
PDF 1/27/17
Invitation to Join the Dialogue on Herbicide Resistant Weeds
  • Please see attached for more information
PDF 1/5/17
2017 Statewide Pistachio Day
  • 2017 University of California's Pistachio Day
  • Wednesday, January 18, 2017  -  7:45 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Visalia Convention Center, Visalia, California  
  • Please see newsletter for information and agenda
PDF 12/1/16
May 2016
  • Smiling Trees
PDF 5/10/16
Almond Orchard Grinding Demonstration
  • Almond Orchard Grinding Demonstration
  • Tuesday, February 16, 2016 - Chowchilla, CA
  • See attached flyer
PDF 1/27/16
January 2016
  • Second Call for Statewide Pistachio Day 2016 - January 20, 2016
  • Pistachio Chilling Accumulation on Right Path in Kern County
  • Basic Pistachio Nutrition with Tips for Southern San Joaquin Valley Growers   
PDF 1/11/16
December 2015
  • Pistachio Day -  January 20, 2016  -  8:00 am to 4:40 pm                                    Visalia Convention Center
PDF 12/17/15
2016 Drought Workshop
  • Water Management Strategies For Perennial Crops With Limited and Impaired Water Supplies
  • January 12th and January 13th in Modesto, CA
PDF 12/16/15
CSUB Rhodococcus Invite Update

As promised in my recent newsletter regarding the upcoming meeting on Pistachio Bushy Top Syndrome, additional information as to the location of the meeting on the Cal State Bakersfield campus appears below.

PDF 8/12/15
CSUB Rhodococcus Meeting Announcement PDF 8/10/15
June 2015
  • Special Rhodococcus Edition
PDF 6/10/15
CDFA Grapevine Registration and Certification Program

California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA)

Grapevine Registration and Certification Program

Wednesday, June 10, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

University of California Cooperative Extension Kern County

1031 S. Mt. Vernon Avenue, Bakersfield, CA 93307

PDF 6/1/15
Kern Soil and Water Issue

Weekly Crop ET Update

PDF 5/18/15
April 2015

Evaluation of the Pistachio Pilot Crop Insurance Plan Listening Sessions for Growers and Crop Insurance Company Staff and Agents

Thursday, April 30th - Kern County 9:00 am - 11:00 am at Hodel's Country Dining

Tuesday, May 5th - Madera County 9:00 am - 11:00 am at Madera Municipal Golf Course 

PDF 4/23/15
March 2015 - 2nd Edition Newsletter

Pistachio Bushy Top Syndrome and Rhodococcus Event at Kern Agricultural Pavilion

Wednesday, April 8, 2015 - 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

 

Irrigating Pistachio

Leaffooted Bugs

 

PDF 3/17/15
Kern Spring Irrigation Workshop

Kern Spring Irrigation Workshop - Thursday, March 26, 2015

UCCE Kern County Conference Room, 1031 S. Mt. Vernon Avenue, Bakersfield, CA

PDF 3/16/15
March 2015

Pistachio Bushy Top Syndrome - Questions and Answers

PDF 3/3/15
Error Correction Notice

We regret to advise that the February 2015 edition of the Pistachio Notes Newsletter was inadvertently re-posted to our website and notification emails announcing the "new" edition were mistakenly sent to subscribers of the newsletter.  The duplicate post has been deleted from our website and there is no new edition of the Pistachio Notes Newsletter being published at this time.

We apologize for any confusion this mistake has caused.

PDF 3/2/15
Pistachio Notes February 2015 PDF 2/18/15
January 2015 PDF 1/12/15
October 2014 PDF 10/27/14
Centennial Celebration

Centennial Celebration - Thursday, August 21, 2014 - Kern Ag Pavilion

PDF 7/14/14
July 2014 PDF 7/8/14
100-Year Agriculture Families PDF 6/4/14
May 2014 PDF 5/5/14
Drought Resources

Drought Resources

PDF 5/2/14
April 2014

Rhodococcus fascians Associated with some UCB-1 Rootstocks

PDF 4/11/14
Irrigated Lands Regulatory Program (ILRP)

Irrigated Lands Regulatory Program (ILRP) Update and Certification Training

PDF 2/19/14
Workshop: IPM for Vineyards and Orchards

Workshop flyer with corrected contact information for Brian Marsh, 661-868-6210

PDF 1/29/14
January 2014

Phytoplasmas

PDF 1/23/14
2014 Statewide Pistachio Day

2014 Statewide Pistachio Day                                                                             Wednesday, January 29, 2014, 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Visalia Convention Center, 303 East Acequia Avenue, Visalia, CA

                                                  

PDF 1/9/14
2013 Pistachio Mealybug Meeting

Gill's Mealybug in Pistachios, Thursday, August 29, 2013

PDF 8/23/13
August 2013 PDF 8/13/13
2013 Annual Pistachio Day

2013 Annual Pistachio Day

Visalia Convention Center

Wednesday, January 13, 2013

PDF 11/28/12
Winter Juvenile Tree Dieback - A Problem in the San Joaquin Valley DOC 8/22/12
May 2012 PDF 5/2/12
Informative Workshop on UC Davis SBX2 1 Nitrate PDF 4/24/12
2012 Annual Pistachio Day

2012 Annual Pistachio Day
Visalia Convention Center

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

PDF 12/19/11
Upcoming Botryosphaeria Field Meeting PDF 10/4/11
July 2011 PDF 7/19/11
May 2011 --Jack Frost Nips Pistachio in Some Areas of Kern County --Update on Gill's Mealybug Management --Kalehghouchi, Aria and Kerman Cultivar Comparisons PDF 5/16/11
December 2009 2010 Annual Statewide Pistachio Day DOC 12/15/09
May 2009 Salmonella and How to Eliminate Them PDF 4/29/09
December 2008 DOC 12/17/08
December 2007 Statewide Pistachio Day 2008 DOC 11/26/08
March 2007 PDF 3/5/08