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Walnut Pruning Trial Field Day

05/10/2018 @ 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM


Short, topical meeting sponsored by the University of California Cooperative Extension

Field Location hosted by Castle Farms: Follow signs on dirt road at the corner of Olive and Fox

Topics to be covered will include:

  • Overview of farm practices.
    Bill Thompson, Four Seasons Ag Consulting
  • Pruning – headed v/s unheaded walnuts and walnut canopy management.
    David Doll, UCCE Merced Farm Advisor and Bruce Lampinen, UC Davis/ANR Pomology Extension Specialist, UC Davis
  • Walnut nitrogen and potassium management and leaf sampling procedures. Katherine Jarvis-Shean, UCCE Yolo-Solano Farm Advisor
  • Demonstrating the use of a pressure chamber in walnuts. Cameron Zuber, UCCE Merced Staff Research AssociateFor the complete program and directions, click Here