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Tri-County Walnut Day
February 7 @ 7:00 am - 12:00 pm$15
Walnut growers and advisors are invited to attend the 50th Tri-County Walnut Day coming to Visalia California. Luncheon space is limited to the first 240 registrants, so be sure to register by 2/6/18 online at http://ucanr.edu/tcwd2019
See the agenda below for more details.
Pacific Nut Producer Magazine is a proud sponsor of this meeting, so be sure to see us there!
Moderator: Elizabeth Fichtner, UCCE Farm Advisor, Tulare and Kings Counties
Welcome Walnut Growers, PCAs, and Members of Allied Industries
Elizabeth Fichtner, UCCE Farm Advisor
Working for the Future
California Walnut Commission
The Call of the Wild: Taming the Sleeping Dragon (Botryosphaeria and Phomopsis)
Themis Michailides, Professor, Dept. of Plant Pathology, UC Davis
Biology and management of walnut husk fly
R.A. Van Steenwyk, Research Entomologist and emeritus, Dept. E.S.P.M. UC Berkeley
Update on training walnut during the canopy development phase
Bruce Lampinen, CE Specialist, Dept. of Plant Sciences, UC Davis
Moderator: Mohammad Yaghmour, UCCE Farm Advisor, Kern County
Whole orchard recycling and the effect on second generation tree growth, yield, fertility, and replant disease
Brent Holtz, UCCE Farm Advisor and County Director, San Joaquin County
Water Management in Walnuts: Spotlight on Early Season
Allan Fulton, UCCE Farm Advisor, Tehama, Glenn, Colusa, Shasta Counties
Applying crown gall research-based knowledge to orchard management
Elizabeth Fichtner, UCCE Farm Advisor Tulare and Kings Counties.
Lunch graciously provided by our sponsors
Continuing Education Credit Requested
1.0 hours of PCA (Other) 3.5 hours of CCA