Walnut and almond advisor John Post focuses on helping growers ... more »
Tree nut crops in California are now faced with a new threat. The pest is called carpophilus beetle (Nitidulidae: Carpophilus truncatus). Houston Wilson, Associate Cooperative Extension Specialist (Dept. Entomology, UC Riverside) provided National Nut Grower with some important details about this pest. more »
As a result of climate change, the Golden State’s farms are expected to face a surge in agricultural pests, which are a threat to California’s specialty crops industry.
Populations of three maj... more »
The Walnut Bargaining Association (WBA) revised its minimum price recommendation as it is optimistic about 2023 crop quality and grower pricing. Based on a revised volume estimate and superior quality... more »
The 2023 California walnut production forecast released on Sep. 1, 2023 was revised on Oct. 4, 2023. The update reflects additional acreage removal information, according to the USDA National Agricult... more »
After a late-season heat wave pummeled their 2022 crop, California walnut growers are much more upbeat about their harvest this year.
Favorable growing conditions and increased rainfall have allowe... more »
Meridian Growers has released its latest nut market update on Sept. 26, which indicates a second shake of pistachios may not be needed. A slight lowering of pecan prices is expected while almond harve... more »
Purdue Extension-Lake County is offering an Oct. 25 black walnut workshop
that features Christine England Maloney, an advanced permaculture and educator and homesteader. This program is sponsored by ... more »