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  • Walnut acreage up 12% in California

    Jun 3rd, 2016

    California's 2015 walnut acreage is estimated at 365,000 acres, up 12 percent from 2013. Of the total acreage, 300,000 were bearing and 65,000 were non-bearing.Of the walnut acreage reported, Chandler continues as the leading variety with 104,450 bearing acres, followed by Hartley with 33,002 bearing acres. Chandler also accounted for 67 percent of the non-bearing acreage.San Joaquin County continues to show the largest acreage with 14 percent of the total, followed by Butte with 12 percent and Tulare with 10 percent each.

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    Source: agfax.com