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UCCE Tri-County Walnut Day

02/06/2020 @ 7:00 AM - 12:00 PM

$20 – $25

Walnut growers and advisors are invited to attend the 51st Tri-County Walnut Day coming to Visalia California.  Luncheon space is limited, so be sure to register by 2/3/20 online at http://ucanr.edu/tcwd2020

Pacific Nut Producer Magazine is a proud sponsor of this meeting, so be sure to see us there!


7:00 am Registration, refreshments, and trade show

Session Moderator: Mohammad Yaghmour, UCCE Farm Advisor, Kern County

8:00 am Welcome
Karmjot Randhawa, UCCE County Director, Madera, Fresno, Tulare, and Kings Counties

8:05 am California Walnut Industry Update California Walnut Board, to be announced

8:30 am Walnut rootstocks demystified: selection for vigor, and nematode and disease pressure Elizabeth Fichtner, UCCE Farm Advisor, UCCE Tulare and Kings Counties

Economic study of walnut rootstocks

Jason Liang, Assistant Professor, Fresno State University

9:00 am Management of Botryosphaeria/Phomopsis and walnut mold Themis Michailides, Professor, UC Davis

9:30 am Delayed spring irrigation in walnuts

Kari Arnold, UCCE Farm Advisor, Stanislaus County

10:00 am Coffee Break — Please visit our sponsors in the trade show area

Session Moderator: Mae Culumber, UCCE Farm Advisor, Fresno County

10:30 am Irrigation management for walnuts: from orchard establishment to maturityBruce Lampinen, CE Orchard Specialist, UC Davis

11:00 am Protecting walnut kernel consumer quality
Carlos Crisosto, CE Postharvest Specialist, UC Davis

11:30 am NOW Pest Control Survey
Houston Wilson, CE Entomology Specialist, UC Riverside
Phoebe Gordon, UCCE Farm Advisor, Merced and Madera Counties

12:00 pm Luncheon graciously provided by our sponsors

Continuing Education Credit Requested

1.5 hours of PCA (Other) 3.5 hours of CCA


UC Cooperative Extension


Wyndham Visalia
9000 W Airport Dr
Visalia, CA 93277 United States
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