Record Crowd of Growers in Turlock

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 the event.

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, and CalAgSafety.

Crowd gathers outside to look over equipment.
“We appreciate the support of the event sponsors and the record number exhibitors,” said Cavanaugh.

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