Verloop named executive director and CEO for California Walnut Board and California Walnut Commission

Verloop brings industry experience in growing and shipping, and as a marketer in domestic and international markets. more »

Walnut Board research converts industry assessments into science-based orchard innovation

Continuing with its nearly 50 years of walnut research, California Walnut Board has more projects underway to keep the industry competitive. more »

National and state ag groups call for meeting on export trade imbalance

Leaders of a collaborative of major agriculture associations have signed a letter calling for immediate federal effort to address the crippling trade imbalance. more »

Update and next steps for CA walnut board marketing order

Market quality demands have surpassed the standards set in the original 1948 marketing order, and the board is looking to update. more »

Preparing walnut for extreme spring frost events

Seasons may be getting a bit more unpredictable, but should a surprise spring frost occur, here are some guidelines for protecting walnuts. more »

2022 walnut blight management update from UCCE

A silver lining to little rainfall is low blight inoculum. UCCE offers guidance for 2022 blight sprays, including the first spray based solely on forecast weather. more »

Possible inspection changes for CWB marketing order

USDA will hold a hearing in April to discuss the California Walnut Board's recommended updates to the federal marketing order. more »

Industry looks skyward to take on major pest

USDA Agricultural Research Service is rebooting an old farming technique to fight navel orangeworm. more »

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