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CA Nut Industry Funds Four New UC Cooperative Extension Research Positions

Four staff research associates will join the ranks of UC Cooperative Extension scientists in the coming months to support nut crop advisors conducting critical research in walnut, almond and pistachio production. The California Walnut Board, the Almond Board of California and the California Pistachio Research Board together have provided about $425,000 to cover annual salaries, benefits, travel and equipment for …

Pistachio Rootstock Options Today: Seedlings and Clones

Pistachio growers have more options today when it comes to varieties and rootstocks to plant with. Watch this brief interview with UCCE Farm Advisor Elizabeth Fichtner as she shares some of the characteristics of rootstocks currently available to growers and some of the pros and cons to planting on a seedling vs. clone. Read more in Pacific Nut Producer Magazine.

UCCE Sutter-Yuba-Colusa Walnut Day

Welcome & Moderator: Janine Hasey, UC Cooperative Extension Farm Advisor, Sutter/Yuba/Colusa Counties Walnut Pest Management, Pesticide Regulation Updates, and More. Sponsored by: University of California Cooperative Extension, Sutter/Yuba/Colusa Counties PCA credits pending Parking at Veterans Hall: Parking is limited at Veteran’s Hall. There is spillover parking on Memorial Circle and street parking on Poole. Please do not park in patient parking at …

California Walnut Board Goes Worldwide with New Marketing Campaign

Happy Valentine’s Day from Pacific Nut Producer Magazine and the California Walnut Board. In the midst of American Heart Month, the California Walnut Board has launched an exciting new worldwide marketing campaign. Watch this brief interview with Jennifer Olmstead to see how you can get involved to promote heart-healthy walnuts, and read more about it in Pacific Nut Producer Magazine. …

UCCE North San Joaquin Valley Almond Day

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 …

UCCE Colusa Almond Meeting

AGENDA 8:00 SIGN-IN 8:15 Weed management in young almonds Drew Wolter, Plant Sciences Department, UC Davis 8:45 Navel orangeworm management survey Phoebe Gordon, Farm Advisor, Madera/Merced County 9:15 Almond disease (fungal & bacterial) management at bloom Dr. Jim Adaskeveg, Professor, Department of Plant Pathology and Microbiology, UC Riverside 10:00 BREAK 10:15 Navel orangeworm management Emily Symmes, UC IPM Area Advisor, …

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 …

Boron Tissue Sampling in Almonds at Harvest

As California almond growers hit the ground running with harvest, don’t miss this brief video reminder to collect some hull samples for boron testing. Watch this interview with UC Cooperative Extension Farm Advisor Franz Niederholzer to learn the WHY and the HOW. Boron levels can make a huge difference in yields. Read more about it in Pacific Nut Producer Magazine …

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