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Tree & Vine Expo

The Tree & Vine Expo is held every year at the Stanislaus County Fairgrounds, in Turlock, California, the heart of North Valley wine grape & tree nut country and is a place where Growers and PCAs gather to learn about the status of the industry, earn 4 hours of PCA credits & 6 hours CCA credits (pending approval), and visit …

Macadamia Felted Coccid Workshops

The Hawaii Macadamia Nut Association has received a grant from the State of Hawaii Department of Agriculture to perform outreach around the Macadamia Felted Coccid. They will have a series of workshops around the Big Island focused on Integrated Pest Management of Macadamia Felted Coccid. The workshops will be Led by Dr. Alyssa Cho of CTAHR. Growers will learn to …

Navel Orangeworm Summit

Whether you grow almonds, pistachios or walnuts, successful management of insect damage is critical to protecting the premium quality and price of California nuts from the orchard to the export market. Join us for this special event as we look at… • The cost of damage and return on investment for growers, processors, and exporters from effective Navel Orangeworm control. …

Tree & Vine IPM Breakfast Meeting – Modesto

Featuring UCCE Farm Advisors: Roger Duncan, Dr. Jhalendra Rijal, Dr. Kari Arnold with 1 hour of continuing education credit available.  Attendees may request meeting accommodations by contacting our office at (209) 525-6800 at least 48 hours prior to the event.

Almond IPM Lunch & Learn with Almond Board

Course Description: A lunch time opportunity where industry members will learn how to manage summertime diseases and implement an IPM program focusing on the Navel Orange worm. Welcome IPM Advisor Update – DPR CE Category 1.0 Hours of Other and CCA CE Category 1.0 Hours of Integrated Pest Management Emily J. Symmes, PhD Butte County UC Extension Area IPM Advisor …

CASP Pollination Workshop – Chico

California Almond Sustainability Program In-the-Orchard Workshop Pollination and Pest Management | Planting Forage Learn what’s new in honey bee health and receive a hard copy of the recently updated Honey Bee Best Management Practices (BMPs) for California almonds. Industry experts will cover best practices for a successful pollination, including simple, efficient steps for growers, beekeepers and other pollination stakeholders. Benefits …

CASP Pollination Workshop – Chowchilla

California Almond Sustainability Program In-the-Orchard Workshop Pollination & Pest Management | Planting Forage Learn what’s new in honey bee health and receive a free, physical copy of the recently updated Honey Bee Best Management Practices (BMPs) for California Almonds. Industry experts will cover best practices for a successful pollination, including simple, efficient steps for growers, beekeepers and other pollination stakeholders. …

CASP Pollination Workshop – Ceres

California Almond Sustainability Program In-the-Orchard Workshop Pollination & Pest Management | Planting Forage Learn what’s new in honey bee health and receive a free, physical copy of the recently updated Honey Bee Best Management Practices (BMPs) for California Almonds. Industry experts will cover best practices for a successful pollination, including simple, efficient steps for growers, beekeepers and other pollination stakeholders. …

Sterile Insect Technology for Navel Orangeworm Control Field Trials Begin

Navel Orangeworm (NOW) continues to be a growing pest for almond, pistachio & walnut growers all over California.  Last year was an especially difficult year, as there were growers that experienced significant crop loss who have historically not had issues with the pest before.  Bob Klein with the Pistachio Research Board recently reported on a field trial they will be …

2018 Resolutions for Navel Orangeworm Management

Navel Orangeworm brought devastating levels of damage to many growers in the tree nut industry last year. At the annual Tree & Vine Expo, UC Farm Advisor Emily Symmes reviewed the cause of greater infestation in the 2017 season and what growers can do better moving into 2018. Watch this brief interview with Emily and read more on IPM in …