California Walnuts: Howard Nut Drop – What Happened?

🕔Jul 18, 2019During about the second or third week in June, many Howard walnut trees experienced nut drop of perhaps as many as 100 nuts per tree, with many trees losing no […]

U.S. Trade War Reaches India

🕔Jun 20, 2019In the last couple of weeks, we have seen several more maneuvers in President Trump’s ongoing trade war, including the addition of a new front—India. On June 15, India announced […]

California: Spotted Lantern Fly – Looking For An Ally Before It Hits Key Crops

🕔Jun 18, 2019UC Riverside is testing whether a sesame seed-sized wasp can control a pest that could seriously damage California crops including wine, walnuts, and avocados. The pest, a sap-sucking spotted lantern […]

California: Walnut Blight: Dealing With Resistance — It’s Complicated

🕔Apr 12, 2019Walnut Blight Disease Cycle Walnut blight is caused by the bacterial pathogen Xanthomonas arboricola pv. juglandis (Xaj). This devastating bacterium can overwinter in between scales of healthy buds, “waiting” to […]

California Walnuts: Genome Deciphering – Better Varieties Coming?

🕔Mar 26, 2019California produces 99 percent of the walnuts grown in the United States. New research could provide a major boost to the state’s growing $1.6 billion walnut industry by making it […]

California Walnuts: Autumn Weed Control Options

🕔Nov 7, 2018Implementing a herbicide strategy to control the weeds that have survived your summer control program, as well as the newly emerged winter weeds, is a task that exemplifies starting with […]

Fruit, Nut Tariffs Estimated to Cost $3.4 Bln Annually

🕔Aug 15, 2018A new study from the University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources’ Agricultural Issues Center finds that tariffs on 10 fruit and tree nut exports alone are estimated to cost the United […]

California: Advances in On-Farm Water Management – Video

🕔Aug 14, 2018Irrigated agriculture acreage in the northern Sacramento Valley has grown substantially over the past decade, with gains largely driven by new orchard plantings. Despite these substantial gains in irrigated agriculture (+73,000 ac […]

Kansas: Pecan, Walnut Field Day, Chetopa, June 16

🕔Jun 8, 2018Pecan growers will have one last chance to learn from one of Kansas State University’s top experts in the field before he retires. The 2018 Kansas Walnut Council Field Day […]

California: Walnut Spring Field Meeting, Upper Lake, May 31

🕔May 21, 2018The 2018 Lake County Spring Walnut Field Meeting is set for Thursday, May 31, from 8:30 a.m. to noon. The event is sponsored by U.C. Cooperative Extension. Those with mobility […]

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