UC Extension Service Meetings

January 4, 2018

Keep up with the latest in the walnut industry. See the list of all the UC Extension Service Meetings. 2018 UC Extension Service Meetings Wednesday, January 31, 2018 Butte/Glenn Counties Walnut Day (In conjunction with West Coast Nut Grower Guide Shows) Contact: Danielle Lightle (530) 538-7201 Thursday, February 1, 2018…

Development of Molecular Breeding in the Walnut Improvement Program

November 7, 2017

David B. Neale, Dept. of Plant Sciences, UC Davis The Walnut Improvement Program (WIP) at UC Davis has had a long history of successful breeding, variety development and release. Throughout its history the WIP has used classical breeding methods which entails making large numbers of crosses annually and then evaluating…

California Walnuts Gets a Makeover!

October 9, 2017

California Walnuts Gets a Makeover! Positive changes are underway over here at California Walnuts and we’re excited to share our brand new look and feel! A new logo and stylistic approach are just a couple of the updates we’ve made to better serve you. For those on Facebook and Instagram,…

2017 California Walnut Summit

October 9, 2017

2017 California Walnut Summit On September 25th, a group of select chefs and foodservice editors arrived in Sacramento for an exclusive Farm to Fork California Walnut summit. The packed three-day event included multiple opportunities for taste, education, and exploration ranging from multi-course walnut-centric meals at local restaurants, to an orchard…

Food for thought: The Role of Walnuts in Cognitive Function and Healthy Aging

September 13, 2017

Research on the role of diet on brain health continues to evolve. Limited evidence suggests that eating a diet containing a variety of vegetables, fruits, nuts, beans, and seafood during adulthood is associated with lower risk of age-related cognitive impairment, dementia, and Alzheimer’s disease.1 Although there is no way to…

Achieving Wellness through Aging

July 25, 2017

Achieving Wellness through Aging Dr. Michael Roizen, Chief Wellness Officer of the Cleveland Clinic, offers five tips on how to help achieve wellness through aging by focusing on diet, lifestyle and activity. By Dr. Michael Roizen 1. The Scent That Soothes Stress Take some time to smell the roses —…

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