Western pistachio industry is breaking records

Blake, Cary
March 2011
Southwest Farm Press;3/17/2011, Vol. 38 Issue 9, p10
Trade Publication
The article reports on the performance of the pistachio industry in California. It notes that the pistachio crop has become the fourth largest agricultural export crop in the state. It states that 98% of U.S. pistachio crop is grown in California and the farm gate value of the industry went over one billion dollars. It mentions the U.S. Pistachio Conference which reportedly focused on marketing. Photographs of several California pistachio growers are also presented.


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