The Quad-County Walnut Institute will be held 8 a.m. until 2:30 p.m on February 2, 2024 at the Robert J. Cabral Ag Center in Stockton. The University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources ha... 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 »
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 »
The USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service’s (NASS) released its official walnut industry crop estimate, which provides the California walnut industry with crucial information to support an o... more »
California walnut growers voted for six amendments to the federal marketing order regulating the handling of walnuts grown in the state, according to an email from the USDA.
USDA shared t... more »
The California walnut industry is gearing up for a stellar 2023 harvest and shipping season after several years of drought, record low grower returns, COVID disrupted markets with supply chain challen... more »
United States Trade Representative Katherine Tai’s announcement that India agreed to remove retaliatory tariffs on walnuts, as well as additional U.S. products, is welcome news.
Trade representat... more »
On June 7, 2023, the USDA announced that it has amended its federal marketing order for California walnuts after the state's growers voted to amend the federal marketing.
Will elimina... more »