Big Crowd in Turlock for Tree and Vine Expo
|Crowd gather for barbecue lunch at the Tree and Vine Expo.|
More than 800 growers and
PCAs were at the Stanislaus County Fairgrounds TODAY, to hear from many
speakers, visit with hundreds of exhibitor and enjoy breakfast, and a
barbeque Tri-Tip lunch.
“It was the 18th
annual event and with a record crowd. All growers were upbeat following a good
harvest and good nut prices. Also, both domestic and export sales are increasing,”
said Patrick Cavanaugh, editor of Pacific Nut Producer magazine and co-host of
|Exhibitors speak with grower about products and Services|
“We are pleased that both the
nut and grape industry are doing well in California. All we really need is a
lot of rainfall this winter,” said Dan Malcolm, publisher of Pacific Nut Producer
as well as American Vineyard magazine, and co-host of the show.
Speakers came from UC Davis,
Stanislaus County Ag Commissioners office, UC Cooperative Extension, Almond
Board of California, California Walnut Board, Stanislaus County Farm Bureau,
|Crowd gathers outside to look over equipment.|
“We appreciate the support of
the event sponsors and the record number exhibitors,” said Cavanaugh.
- American Ag Credit
- Big Tree Organics
- California Walnut Board
- Compass Minerals
- Dave Wilson Nursery
- Diamond Foods
- Fresno State Viticulture and Enology Dept.
- JKB Energy
- Principal Financial Group
|Ryan Genzoli with Cal Ag Safety speaks.|
- Yosemite Farm
Labels: Agromillora, American Ag Credit, Big Tree Organics, Compass Minerals, Dan Malcolm, Dave Wilson Nursery, Diamond Foods, Fresno State, JKB Energy, Novozymes, Principal Financial Group, Tree and Vine Expo