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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Citrus
November 17, 2017
Florida Citrus Tree Rehab in Full Swing …
With Hurricane Irma well in the rear view, growers and researchers hope to work groves back to a productive state as HLB rages on. Read More
Farm Management
November 17, 2017
Consumers Forking out Less This Year for…
Annual American Farm Bureau average price report reveals you can host a fine Turkey Day feast for less than $50. Read More
Apples & Pears
November 16, 2017
USApple Seeking Nominations for Young Ap…
Deadline to apply for program is Dec. 31. Read More
GenNext Growers
November 16, 2017
Bipartisan Bill Introduced to Support Yo…
Act designed to help next generation access affordable land, crop insurance, and financial capital. Read More
Crop Protection
November 15, 2017
Syngenta Secures CRISPR Cas-9 License
Other companies also have secured licenses, but few have announced plans to use the gene editing technology on vegetables. Read More
Vegetables
November 15, 2017
Vegetable Breeding for Timing Is only Pa…
Early and late season varieties give growers flexibility and allow them to sequence crops so harvest crews have steady work over a longer period. But those varieties also need other traits like disease resistance and taste. Read More
Vegetables
November 15, 2017
Taste Is Back on the Front Burner for Ve…
In the pursuit for solving some of the biggest problems for growers, breeders have sometimes ignored flavor. Here are two breeders who have made taste a top priority. Read More
Citrus
November 14, 2017
USDA Announces Grants to Promote IPM Pra…
Methyl bromide transition, crop protection management among programs funded. Read More
Stone Fruit
November 14, 2017
Southeastern Peach Growers Hope for Wint…
Chill hours being sought, but the possibility of a La Niña climate pattern could mean a drier and warmer winter. Read More
Vegetables
November 13, 2017
Plant Breeding Is a Key Part of Precisio…
One theme that stood out during the vegetable seed trials this past summer was how much breeders are keeping future automation in mind. Read More
Biocontrols Conference
November 13, 2017
Biostimulants Making Big Strides as It S…
The inaugural BiocontrolsSM USA East Conference & Expo in Orlando, FL, featured two days of educational sessions focused on how Read More
Biocontrols Conference
November 13, 2017
So What Exactly Are Biostimulants, Anywa…
Biostimulants are one of the hottest new topics in specialty crops, but most growers could use a little clarity on where they fit. Here are the basics you need to know. Read More
Florida Ag Expo
November 13, 2017
Florida Growers Explore New Solutions to…
Farm innovation and alternative approaches to production front and center at 2017 Florida Ag Expo. Read More
Biocontrols Conference
November 13, 2017
Microbial-based Biostimulants: Big Poten…
There is no shortage of interest in or questions and opinions about biostimulants. Many are working to develop them as Read More
GenNext Growers
November 12, 2017
USDA to Fund Research on Next Generation…
Engineering, production projects are designed to spur farming innovation. Read More
Berries
November 11, 2017
2018 North American Raspberry and Blackb…
Featured speakers at the annual conference, slated for February in Ventura, CA, include Miles Reiter of Driscoll’s. Read More
Citrus
November 9, 2017
Forecasters Subtract another Slice from …
USDA’s second stab at the season thins orange crop by another 7%; would be lowest output in more than 70 years. Read More
Fruits
November 9, 2017
Organic Fresh Produce Sales Top $1 Billi…
Sales of organic fruit were up 8.3% year on year, while sales of organic vegetables rose 6.2%. Read More