Initial 2020 California ag revenue figures include nut categories

Almonds, pistachios and walnuts rank among the top 10 valued commodities for the state's crop year at over $9.4 billion combined. more »

Forecast for California walnut production down 15%

Freezing temperatures in late 2020 caused frost damage to many orchards in the state, which resulted in delayed leaf out and reduced nut set, and drought conditions magnified tree stress. more »

Harvard research explores walnut consumption and life expectancy link

Findings show a connection between regular walnut consumption and greater longevity, as well as reduced risk of death from cardiovascular diseases. more »

Impacts of tariff fights still weigh down nut exporters

Last year's larger crops for some nuts dropped prices, which allowed importers to buy more despite tariffs. This year's reduced crops, higher prices, shipping congestion and other issues are shaping a different story. more »

Last fall’s freezing weather will reduce walnut harvest

Walnut orchards in Northern California are feeling the aftermath – and seeing the reduced yields – of inconsistent and unpredictable weather conditions. more »

Road to recovery: 2020 walnut freeze in northern Sacramento Valley

On the heels of both a 2018 and 2019 autumn freeze, the November 2020 freeze seems to have caused more damage in walnuts than anticipated. more »

New York Nut Growers Association Summer Meeting set for July 24

After a morning dedicated to various aspects of nut growing, attendees with be able to network, share information and spend the rest of the day touring nut orchards. Membership not required. more »

All hail Mother Vlach

This viable rootstock for walnuts stands the test of time. ... more »

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