Attend Walnut Council Field Day to Learn about Black Walnut
Black walnut is the most commercially valuable tree in Kansas. Since 1981, black walnut volume has increased by 95 percent, providing significant income to Kansas landowners who recognize its value, according to Bob Atchison, rural forestry coordinator with the Kansas Forest Service
. The rich chocolate-colored wood of this fast-growing shade-intolerant tree is highly valued worldwide for veneer, furniture, cabinets and guns stocks. The nuts are also in high demand for use in cookies and candies and the shells are used for abrasives.
6/3/2013 8:00:00 AM