Archive for 2019

Hammons 2019 Holiday Gift Guide

Posted December 6, 2019

Black Walnuts contain 7 grams of protein in every one-ounce serving with more protein than any other tree nut. Recipe ready Black Walnuts are great for friends and family who love baking with the bold…

Crop Update: December 3, 2019

Posted December 4, 2019

The annual Black Walnut Harvest is complete, with a total of over 12 million pounds of wild nuts picked up by thousands of people in 13 states. The pace for the first 3 weeks was slow, as most nuts…

Crop Update: November 4th, 2019

Posted November 4, 2019

           The annual Black Walnut Harvest has been going on across the Midwest since October 1. The pace for the first three weeks was slow, as most nuts stayed on the trees.  But last…

Hammons Celebrates National Nut Day

Posted October 21, 2019

Happy National Walnut Day!  This day in 1958 marked the first National Walnut Day in history.  Each year on this day both varieties of walnuts (English and Black) are promoted for their benefits…

Crop Update: October 16th, 2019

Posted October 16, 2019

Crop Update: Opening Day!

Posted October 9, 2019

Black Walnuts contain heart-healthy nutrients that can stave off obesity and cardiovascular disease, MU study finds

Posted January 22, 2019

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Black walnuts are a major industry in the Midwest, with about 23 million pounds processed annually in Missouri alone, and they are a ubiquitous presence on lawns in early fall. But while…