Grape, Raisin and Nut Expo A Big Success
More than 600 in Attendance in Fresno
More than 600 growers and
PCAs gathered at the Fresno Fairgrounds to hear from UC Scientists, Commodity
Boards, UC Cooperative Extension, USDA Researchers, Irrigation Experts, and Ag
“The show exceeded our
expectations, with a record crowd,” said Dan Malcolm, editor of American Vineyard magazine and co-host
of the event. “We were happy that so many attended so that we could thank them
for all they do in providing so much for all of us.”
The one-day event had
concurrent seminars for almond and walnut growers, and grape growers.
Jennifer Olmstead, California walnut Board
talks about domestic marketing.
The seminar speakers were
captivating and provided great information for growers and PCAs to gain up to
three hours of continuing education credit.
“We provide a free breakfast
featuring eggs and sausage breakfast burritos, and free lunch featuring a
barbeque tri-tip feast and broccoli salad,” said Patrick Cavanaugh, editor of Pacific Nut Producer and co-host of the
show. “All attendees seem very happy with the event.”
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