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Tri-County Walnut Day

February 7 @ 7:00 am - 12:00 pm


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


February 7
7:00 am - 12:00 pm
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UC Cooperative Extension
(209) 385-7403


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