USDA Sets Hearing Dates for Amendments to Marketing Order for California Walnuts

February 28, 2020

February 12, 2020 The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will hold a public hearing on proposed amendments to the federal marketing order for walnuts grown in California on March 16, 2020, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT at the Sacramento Marriott Rancho Cordova, 11211 Point East Drive, Rancho Cordova,…

Walnut Research Conference 2020 Recap

February 25, 2020

The CWB’s production research program runs in an annual cycle culminating in the Walnut Research Conference held each year in late January. Following a call for research reports and proposals issued in late October – both with due dates in mid-December – the conference brings walnut researchers, farm advisors, and…

California Walnut Board Pursuing Credit-Back Authority

December 10, 2019

Over the past year, discussions centering on our forecasted increase in production have culminated in the industry’s strategic plan to develop new opportunities to increase demand and stabilize future market returns. The planning discussions focused on exploring any/all tools to support our future growth including a possible change to the…

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Getting the Most Out of Production Research

November 13, 2019

Each year, a portion of CWB/CWC assessments is budgeted to support production research aimed at addressing industry competitiveness, profitability, and long-term stability. In 2019, $1.63 million was awarded to research projects in walnut breeding and genomics, orchard management, disease, nematode, and insect pest management. These funds are used to devise…

New California Walnuts Advertising Campaign Offers Solutions When “Life Isn’t Always Simple”

October 21, 2019

FOLSOM, Calif. (October 16, 2019) – The California Walnut Board announced today the launch of the “Life Isn’t Always Simple” advertising campaign, created to show consumers how walnuts can be an easy way to add nutrition, crunch and variety to any meal and snack. The new campaign, which focuses on…

Fall and Winter Walnut Management Considerations

October 9, 2019

Fall and Winter Walnut Management Considerations Drew Alonso Wolter, UCCE Junior Specialist Horticulture Intern, UC Davis Graduate Student Katherine Jarvis-Shean, UCCE Orchard Advisor, Sacramento, Solano and Yolo Counties Emily J. Symmes, UCCE Area IPM Advisor, Sacramento Valley   Walnut harvest season is in full swing. Here are a few things…

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