Continuance Referendum: Pistachios Grown in California, Arizona, and New Mexico

Docket Number:  AMS–SC–22–0040

The referendum will be conducted from October 31 through November 18, 2022. To vote in this referendum, producers must have produced pistachios within the designated production area during the period September 1, 2021, through August 31, 2022.


This document directs that a referendum be conducted among eligible pistachio producers to determine whether they favor continuance of the marketing order regulating the handling of pistachios grown in California, Arizona, and New Mexico.


Peter R. Sommers or Gary D. Olson, Western Region Branch, Market Development Division, Specialty Crops Program, AMS, USDA, 2202 Monterey Street, Suite 102B, Fresno, California 93721-3129; Telephone: (559) 538-1670, or Email: or

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