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The Walnut Council is a science based organization that encourages research, discussion, and application of knowledge about growing hardwood trees. This international association represents nearly 800 woodland owners, foresters, forest scientists, and wood-producing industry representatives. We promote sustainable forest management, conservation, reforestation, and utilization of American black walnut (Juglans nigra) and other fine hardwoods. Celebrating 50 years in 2020!


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Cancelled: 2020 Annual Meeting - July 26-29

Carbondale, Illinois

The 2020 annual meeting is cancelled. The next annual meeting will be July 25-28, 2021 in Carbondale, Illinois.

Recent News

Walnut Twig Beetle Discovered in Nebraska: Q & A

June 16, 2020

The Nebraska Department of Agriculture announced recently that walnut twig beetle, a carrier of thousand cankers disease , was discovered in Gering. This is the…

Hardwood Tree Discrimination in the 2018 Farm Bill CRP Program

June 16, 2020

Missouri Forest Resource Advisory Council, of which Missouri Chapter Walnut Council is a member, recently prepared an issues brief about CRP. In summary, it states…

US Forest Service Northern Research Station Highlights 50 Years of Partnership with Walnut Council

April 1, 2020

In 2020, the Northern Research Station celebrates 50 years of co-production of science with the Walnut Council, a not-for-profit association that promotes sustainable forest management and…