Industry Announcements

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

New Walnut Ties Available for Sale

New Walnut Ties Available for Sale

Three new ties are now available for purchase here on walnuts.org. These ties feature an understated but unique custom embroidered walnut both inshell and shelled.

California Walnuts: A Sustainable Industry

California Walnuts: A Sustainable Industry

Sustainability for the California walnut industry must be economically viable for walnut growers to follow environmentally responsible practices and be socially acceptable by improving quality of life for growers, neighbors, consumers and the public.

By Carolyn Pickel - Area IPM advisor, Emeritus - UC Cooperative Extension

Report from Washington: Farm Bill and MAP Update

Report from Washington: Farm Bill and MAP Update

The California Walnut Commission (CWC) is the largest commodity recipient of MAP funds in the state, at approximately $4 million annually. Although the MAP program is authorized, a Congressional Continuing Resolution is needed to fund the remainder of the fiscal year.

Health Research Update

Health Research Update

Read more about the association of walnut consumption and type 2 diabetes!

In Memory of Turner L. Oyloe

In Memory of Turner L. Oyloe

It is with deep regret that we acknowledge the passing of Dr. Turner L. Oyloe who led the California Walnut Board and Commission from May 1987 through July 1995.

We're looking for your favorite walnut recipe!

We're looking for your favorite walnut recipe!

The CWC is looking for your favorite walnut recipe! The winner will receive a $500 American Express Gift Card and recognition in the next edition of Walnut News. First and second runners up will receive $100 and $50 American Express gift cards, respectively.

Your Assessment at Work

Your Assessment at Work

Grower assessments have resulted in activities that have led to the tremendous economic growth of the California Walnut Industry. Even though production keeps growing, last year the average price per pound to the grower reached an all-time high.

New Health Research

New Health Research

New England Journal of Medicine reports PREDIMED 's positive findings on Mediterranean diet, and a new Harvard study reports walnut consumption to be linked to lower risk of type 2 diabetes in women.

Race for the Cure with CA Walnuts

Race for the Cure with CA Walnuts

Don your favorite shade of pink, put on your Hula skirt, lace up your running or walking shoes and join the CA Walnuts 2013 Komen Race for the Cure, Sacramento team!

What Comes First: the Food or the Nutrient?

Register now for an ASN satellite symposia organized by the California Walnut Commission Friday, April 19, 2013 • 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM; Boston Convention & Exposition Center, Boston, MA

Walnuts & Diabetes Risk

New Harvard study reports walnut consumption to be linked to lower risk of type 2 diabetes in women.

NEJM Reports Med Diet Benefits

Mediterranean Diet Supplemented with Nuts, Primarily Walnuts Significantly Reduces Risk of Stroke (49%) and Cardiovascular Diseases (30%).

Natural Defenders Goes Social

Natural Defenders Goes Social

2013 will see an exciting new evolution of the ‘Natural Defenders’ message of the consumer print advertising - into the social media arena. Starting in January 2013, CWB will be launching an app to encourage involvement, via social-media sharing, in a ‘Natural Defenders of the Human Body™ Health Movement.’