Industry Announcements

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


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

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

Distinguished Service Award for Dr. Ros

Distinguished Service Award for Dr. Ros

Dr. Emilio Ros, Director of the Lipid Clinic, Endocrinology & Nutrition Service at Hospital Clinic of Barcelona, received the Distinguished Service Award for his work on the landmark PREDIMED project, a long-term nutritional intervention study aimed to assess the efficacy of the Mediterranean diet in the primary prevention of cardiovascular diseases.

Reiter Study

Reiter Study

New research publishes in Cancer Investigation examining the effect of walnuts on prostate cancer. Learn more about this animal research out of the School of Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio.

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.

First International California Walnut Commission Harvest Tour

First International California Walnut Commission Harvest Tour

Harvest can be a key element of reaching media in a memorable way. On October 2, the California Walnut Commission welcomed 16 guests representing media from South Korea, Spain, China, and Germany to the first International Harvest Tour.