In 2022, the pistachio industry contributed over $6.4 billion to California’s economy, ranking as the fourth-largest agricultural commodity in the state, following milk, almonds, and grapes. Our goal is to assess the impact of soil fumigation on pistachio orchard establishment, tree growth, and the potential acceleration of early yields. Last year, we initiated two multi-year […]

Educational Outreach: Agknowledge Program in Salinas, California

The Agknowledge Program in Salinas, California, organized by the Grower-Shipper Association Foundation, is an excellent initiative that brings together key stakeholders in the Monterey County community to educate them on critical issues and public policies affecting the local agricultural industry. This program covers a wide range of topics, including food safety, food security, labor, immigration, […]

Sustainability Report 2023

The TriCal Group has just released its first Sustainability Report. “Sustainability has been a part of our practices from the start. We are one of the leaders in our industry in stewardship and research. We are committed to providing practical solutions to growers to enable them to continue to feed an expanding global population. While […]


This past Fall we established 2 multi-year field trials in Fresno County California, one trial taking place in Firebaugh, and the other in Caruthers, both led by TriCal PCA-Victor Rodriguez. Our main objective is to examine the benefits of TELONE™ and Chloropicrin providing early rootstock establishment, promoting early growth, and stronger root systems as we […]

New Report Finds 97% of Fruits and Vegetables Sampled in California Meet Pesticide Safety Standards

The California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) recently released the 2021 California Pesticide Residue Monitoring Program Report showing that 97% of domestically grown and imported produce samples collected in 2021 had either no detectable pesticide residues or had residues within the allowable federally-established tolerances. In addition, more than 98% of produce samples labeled as “grown […]


Landmark and TriCal have come together as partners in the TriCal Group of companies. All your irrigation and soil health needs under one umbrella. Landmark Irrigation is a turn key irrigation dealer, serving California’s Central Valley Ag industry since 1990. Each irrigation system is personalized to meet the specific needs of the grower. Their services […]


The 3rd annual TriCal Group Potato School was a success! We hope you were able to attend the live event that happened on Tuesday, December 13th and interact with our amazing lineup of speakers. If you weren’t able to attend or would like to revisit some of the great content from the school, now you can! […]


The first annual TriCal Group Tree and Vine School was a success. If you were able to attend the day of the event, Thursday – November 10th, we thank you! If you weren’t able to attend, then you can still check out all of the great speaker presentations. The presentations are available on demand now. […]

Potato School Coming December 13

Save the date for: POTATO SCHOOLTuesday, December 13, Register online:https://www.eventbrite.com/e/potato-school-2022-tickets-432993243447 It is FREE and will be a VIRTUAL ONLINE EVENT.Come join us for a robust day of learning and discussion. We have an excellent line-up of speakers planned. Here is who you will hear and what you will learn: Dr. Steve Culman, Washington State University’s Soil Health Endowed […]