Grower Information

More than 99% of the walnuts in U.S. are grown in the fertile soils of California’s Central Valley. And this is made possible by the efforts of the 4,500+ family farms that have been growing walnuts of the highest quality for over a century.

California Walnuts are known for their high quality. Learn more about the best practices of maintaining high quality standards before, during and after Walnut Harvest.

Research conducted by the University of California indicates that molasses is a powerful walnut husk fly feeding stimulant.

The California Walnut Board is pleased to announce a partnership with Safe Food Alliance to offer the official Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Produce Safety Training.

Good Agricultural Practices are Actions or procedures used to reduce the potential for microbial food safety hazards in growing, harvesting, sorting, packing, and storing fresh fruits and vegetables on farms.

USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) implements various programs to provide assistance to growers affected by natural disasters. This ranges from crop insurance to a tree replanting assistance program.
Standards presentation to California Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board
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