Walnuts in the News

Advancing Knowledge of Walnuts and Cancer Research

Cancer and its contributing factors were the subject of multiple walnut research studies this year. Among the most compelling results were findings on the relationship between walnuts and both breast and prostate cancer, as well as walnuts' anti-inflammatory properties. 

What You Might Not Know About Plant-Based Omega-3s

In 2008 a global internet and phone survey was conducted on consumers' knowledge of fats. The survey found that 80% of those surveyed knew of omega-3 fatty acids and 70% knew that they were good choices.

Water Management in Walnuts (Part 1)

Allan Fulton and Bruce Lampinen of UC Davis offer useful and practical tips for your orchard this summer and fall.

By Allan Fulton, UC Cooperative Extension, Tehama County Bruce Lampinen, UC Davis

Top 8 Harvest Best Practices

What are the best ways to get high quality walnuts that are light in color and fully developed? Read the Top 8 Harvest Best Practices to find out.