Industry Announcements

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

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

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.

Winner of the Industry Recipe Contest

Winner of the Industry Recipe Contest

The California Walnut Commission received a number of delicious sounding recipes from our Industry members during the recipe contest this summer. We are pleased to announce the winner!

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%).