Industry Announcements

Check here regularly for announcements, news, and more affecting the California walnut industry.

Walnuts and Cognition: A Popular Subject

Walnuts and Cognition: A Popular Subject

We found out just how popular the subject of cognition is with the media when a new research study was announced on walnuts and Alzheimer's disease in October.

Upcoming Meetings

Upcoming Meetings

Keep up with the latest in the walnut industry. See the list of all the UC Extension Service Meetings as well as a couple others at which CWC will be exhibiting.

A Perspective on the Importance of Diversity

A Perspective on the Importance of Diversity

By Lynn Morgan

Data from the 2012 Agricultural Census, shows that the primary owner/operators of our farms in California are white males. For example, of all farms in California, 18% are owned and operated by women, implying that the remaining 82% are operated by men.

Uneven Leafing in Walnut Trees

Uneven Leafing in Walnut Trees

In 2014, walnuts are showing extremely uneven leafing in California. Find out the most likely cause and what it may mean to you.

By Bruce Lampinen

Board Referendum Passes

Board Referendum Passes

Walnut Growers of California have voted to continue the federal marketing order for the California Walnut Board.

Call for Walnut Recipes

Call for Walnut Recipes

What is your favorite walnut recipe? Send us your favorites and they may be included in our online recipe database. Check out the California Walnut Staff favorites too.

California Walnut Board Referendum April 2014

California Walnut Board Referendum April 2014

The California Walnut Board is having its first continuation referendum this April.  Below, find more information from the USDA, who will be conducting the referendum grower vote.  If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact our office at 916-932-7070 or info@walnuts.org

Section 3 Status for Mancozeb

Section 3 Status for Mancozeb

After a record 20 years of section 18, Mancozeb was finally granted Section 3 registration in July 2013 for usage on walnuts.

What's New Around You?

What's New Around You?

The California Walnut Board and Commission have hit the road! Check out the new "Events" page on our website to find a comprehensive resource for walnut events near you