Week in Review: Table Grapes Devastated by Storm & Walnuts Set for Good Season

Brian GermanIndustry

Wind and rain from Hurricane Hilary have dealt a significant blow to the table grape industry at a critical time of the season. VP of Crops and Soils at Van Groningen & Sons Incorporated, Bryan Van Groningen said the shortened production timeline made for long and stressful days. California’s processing tomato industry is gearing up for a strong season, with contracted production forecasted to reach 12.9 million tons. The positive outlook for California walnuts in 2023 can be attributed to favorable weather conditions. Stay informed about the latest agricultural headlines by subscribing to the newsletter.