After a record 20 years of section 18, Mancozeb was finally granted Section 3 registration in July 2013 for usage on walnuts.
Check here regularly for announcements, news, and more affecting the California walnut industry.
CALIFORNIA WALNUTS' EYE ON INDIA: India Market Access Granted
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 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.
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!
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.’
In September, California Walnuts partnered with Blue September, an awareness campaign dedicated to spreading the message about prostate cancer risk for men.