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UCCE North San Joaquin Valley Almond Day

01/31/2020 @ 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM


Assorted presentations by University of California farm advisors and specialists on the latest, research-based information on farming almonds. Offering 2.0 Hours of DPR Continuing Education Credits 3.5 Hours of CCA Hours.

7:30 Registration opens

8:30 Welcome with Roger Duncan, Farm Advisor, UCCE Stanislaus County

  • Bacterial Blast – Why It Was a Problem In 2019 and Can We Protect Against It?Dr. Jim Adaskaveg, Professor of Plant Pathology, UC Riverside
  • Economics of Establishing an Orchard and Growing Almonds
    Dr. Brittney Goodrich, Professor of Agricultural Economics, UC Davis
  • Determination of Local Management Strategies for Managing Navel OrangewormDr. Houston Wilson, Integrated Pest Management Specialist, UC Riverside
  • Evaluation of Soil Characteristics and Salinity and Interpreting Soil and Water Reports
    Dr. Phoebe Gordon, UC Cooperative Extension, Madera County
  • Update on Local Field Trials
    Roger Duncan, UC Cooperative Extension, Stanislaus County
  • Management Strategies for Navel Orangeworm in 2020
    Dr. Jhalendra Rijal – Biology and Management of Navel Orangeworm
  • Organic Almond Production
    Dr. Brent Holtz, UC Cooperative Extension, San Joaquin County


University of California Cooperative Extension, Stanislaus County


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