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    Join Us for the 56th Annual Black Walnut Festival

    Posted September 20, 2016

    It's Black Walnut Festival week here in Stockton, MO and we're excited for the 56th year of this amazing event! As you can imagine, the festival has seen a few changes over the years. The festival originated in the 1930's and was known as The Fiesta. Eventually, it became The Black Walnut Festival to…

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    Annual Black Walnut Nut Contest

    Posted September 19, 2016

    Do you have Black Walnut trees in your yard? How about improved varieties? Well, it's your lucky day! We invite you to gather up a few of your best Black Walnuts and bring them in for judging at our annual Black Walnut Nut Contest this week at the Black Walnut Festival. You could be the winner of some…

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    Harvest Black Walnuts for a High Price This Fall!

    Posted September 8, 2016

    It's almost Black Walnut harvest time! The Black Walnut crop looks much better than last year, especially around Stockton and in much of southwest Missouri. Our procurement team has surveyed the 2016 crop. We're seeing a lot of nuts on many trees, although in parts of Missouri and other states the crop…

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    We’re Nuts About National Ice Cream Month!

    Posted July 19, 2016

    Black Walnut is one of the longest-running, most popular ice cream flavors of all time, with a story as unique as its distinctive flavor. All-natural American Black Walnuts grow wild in fields and forests across the heartland. The creamy, bold, nutty flavor is loved by many, and especially well-known…

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    Discover the Benefits of Black Walnuts

    Posted May 17, 2016

    For generations, Black Walnuts have been the wild, more robust cousins of the commercially harvested English walnuts.  The biggest difference between the two varieties of walnuts is the taste.  English walnuts have a milder taste, while Black Walnuts have a bold, earthier flavor, making it an ideal…