Tagged Walnut

Nuts
September 12, 2017
Walnut Crop Expected to be Down 5%
While wet California winter was welcome to growers, some orchards were flooded, compromising root systems. Read More
nutcracker crunching down on a walnut
Nuts
May 20, 2016
Bank Predicts A Roller Coaster Ride For Tree Nut Industry
Supply expected to grow by more than one-third in next five years, but decreasing demand may lower prices. Read More
Nuts
April 19, 2016
Rethinking Walnut Irrigation
Watering walnuts too early can harm root systems, while waiting too long can lead to reduced kernel size. Researchers are working to find the sweet spot. Read More
Nuts
April 13, 2016
New ‘Durham’ Walnut Offers Earlier Harvest
‘Durham’ offers excellent kernel color and fill, reduced susceptibility to blight, and harvests about 10 days earlier than ‘Chandler.’ Read More
Nuts
March 30, 2016
Walnut Bot Canker And Blight Management Update
Researchers share insight into the latest developments in the treatment and management of Bot canker and blight. Read More
Nuts
March 2, 2016
Understanding The Walnut Price Drop
The value of walnuts has dropped significantly due to a number of factors, including a changing export market. But, organically produced nuts are faring better, according to one expert. Read More
Nuts
February 18, 2016
Fungicide Registered For Walnut Botryosphaeria Blight in California
Quash fungicide is the ideal rotation partner for Botryosphaeria blight programs. Read More
Nuts
February 17, 2016
Walnut Cost Study Part I: Establishing An Orchard
A newly released study from the University of California, Davis, gives growers insight into the costs of establishing a walnut Read More
Nuts
February 10, 2016
Incentives Available For Low-Emission Harvesters 
Almond and walnut growers who use lower-emission harvesting equipment may be eligible for financial incentives. Beginning this year, the USDA Read More
walnut memory game
Nuts
January 15, 2016
Researchers Crack Walnut Genome
Genetic sequencing paves the way for better breeding. Read More
Nuts
December 15, 2015
Navel Orangeworm Pressure On The Rise In Walnuts
Navel orangeworm is notorious for attacking almonds, but it’s now becoming increasingly prevalent in walnut orchards. Emily Symmes, University of Read More
Nuts
November 30, 2015
Staying Upbeat: Singing Ag’s Praises
Meet John Amarel, a GenNext fruit and nut grower who believes in spreading the good news about his profession. Read More
Nuts
October 27, 2015
New Navel Orangeworm Pheromone Lure Shows Promising Results
A new navel orangeworm (NOW) lure could help almond, pistachio and walnut growers better monitor their orchards for this devastating Read More
Nuts
June 30, 2015
Walnut Nitrogen Budgeting Critical
Applying the right amount of N is not easy because walnuts take a lot, but these days you don’t want to apply too much. Read More
Fertilizer
January 28, 2015
Easy Access To Fertilization Guidelines
New, easy-to-follow brochures take the guesswork out of almond and walnut fertilization. Read More
Nuts
January 6, 2015
Looking Back At 2014 Walnut News
Bot canker and blight continue to be a major concern for walnut growers. Read More
Nuts
September 5, 2014
Record Walnut Production Forecasted
USDA expects the California crop to exceed a half-million tons, up over 10% from 2013. Read More
Nuts
July 7, 2014
How To Train Young Walnut Trees
Compare minimum pruning and no pruning systems to make the best decision for your orchard. Read More
Fruits
June 4, 2014
California Walnut Growers Endorse Marketing Order In A Landslide
The first continuation referendum vote ever held by the industry was not remotely close, with 95% of growers in favor. Read More
Fruits
June 4, 2014
Nut Company Launches New Website
Poindexter Nut Company will also be introducing new laydown and stand up retail bags this summer. Read More
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Insect Control
September 20, 2017
Whitefly Troubles Go From Bad to Worse i…
Growers should have a plan for managing the pest from beginning to end of season. Read More
Grower Achievement Award
September 20, 2017
Ask Yourself: What Can I Do to Make Thin…
Alan Jones, this year's recipient of American Vegetable Grower magazine's Grower Achievement Award, invites all growers to do what he does: Look in the mirror and ask," What can I do to make a positive impact on our industry?" Read More
Berries
September 20, 2017
Getting to the Bottom of Bacterial Wilt …
Prolific plant pathogen now presenting a new challenge for Florida producers and researchers. Read More
Citrus
September 19, 2017
Precision in Specialty Crops Gains Momen…
Here are some of the key drivers that may transform your farm in the years ahead. Read More
Fruits
September 19, 2017
EPA Mulls Restricting Dicamba Use
Proposal is a part of agency’s focus on reducing herbicide injury in vulnerable crops. Read More
Fruits
September 19, 2017
Washington State University Creates BMSB…
As populations grow in the state, university offers growers pest management advice. Read More
Berries
September 19, 2017
UC Davis Strawberry Lawuit Settled
Former university breeders to return any crosses that used unpatented varieties and agree the school owns rights to them. Read More
Citrus
September 19, 2017
Hopes High for Hops Fresh From Florida
When it comes to alternative crop solutions, something good is brewing in the Sunshine State. Do you have what it takes to tap in? Read More
Apples & Pears
September 16, 2017
Researcher Finds Bacteria Can Stop Blue …
The natural bacterium found in soil can survive in cold storage; this promising biocontrol offers an alternative to chemical treatments. Read More
Disease Control
September 15, 2017
Scientist Uncovers Chilling Side of Dead…
Lab tests indicate laurel wilt pathogen grows faster in the fall and winter. Read More
Citrus
September 15, 2017
Help Extended to Hurricane-Weary Farmers…
USDA chief grants extra time and special procedures to document and file claims. Read More
Citrus
September 13, 2017
New Guidance on FSMA Ag Water Compliance…
FDA issued a rule to extend compliance dates for agricultural water and announced a start date for farm inspections. Read More
Biocontrols Conference
September 13, 2017
Get Better Results From Your Biopesticid…
Softer crop protection programs are becoming a must in specialty crop production. Growers who aren’t learning more about their options Read More
Citrus
September 13, 2017
Florida Farmers Digging out From Impacts…
Damage reports starting to flood in from the field following monster storm, and it's not pretty. Read More
Tomatoes
September 13, 2017
550 Pounds of Tomatoes Stolen from Massa…
Community farm in Waltham, MA, has been hit by a thief three years running. Read More
Berries
September 12, 2017
Longtime American Fruit Grower Columnist…
“The Ole Crow,” as he called himself, passed away unexpectedly at home in Virginia at the age of 82. Read More
Berries
September 12, 2017
How to Match Drip Irrigation to Improve …
Using root mass diameter to appropriately determine wetting pattern will help you improve growth rate and yields. Read More
Grapes
September 12, 2017
Heat Wave Leads to Early Winegrape Harve…
Ask any winegrape grower to describe the grape harvest in Sonoma County and you typically hear “harvest time is like Read More