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Progress on Navel Orangeworm Sterile Insect Technique Research

Most tree nut growers have heard about the sterile insect technique research underway to combat Navel Orangeworm, the number one pest threat to almond and pistachio growers.  But what is the progress on this program and how soon can we expect to see these sterile insects released on a large scale to support California growers?  Watch this brief interview with …

Pros & Cons of the Early Harvesting Golden Hills Pistachio Variety

Many growers have probably heard of the newer Golden Hills pistachio variety by now, but it is now being more widely planted in the industry. Likewise, growers and researchers are learning more about the unique characteristics of this variety that growers should consider before planting it. Watch this brief interview with UCCE Kern County Farm Advisor Craig Kallsen, as he …

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.

Semios PCA & Grower NOW Management Workshop – Madera

An in-depth review of navel orangeworm management best practices by Semios AND UC Research Specialists. RECEIVE 2.0 CE CREDITS – Pending DPR approval Join us in January with Semios Entomologist, Jordan Hazell & UC Research Specialists for the latest research in NOW management. Topics include: Integrated Approach to Navel Orangeworm Management Jhalendra Rijal – UC San Joaquin & Merced Counties UC Field Trials on …

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 …

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.

Big Dig Day of Giving

UC Agriculture and Natural Resources, the Fresno County Viticulture Program, and the Madera/Merced County Orchard Systems research program launches their first ever independent statewide giving day! We call it Big Dig Day—a day to “dig in the soil, dig in your heart, and dig in your wallet to support the programs you care about!”  By donating to us, you support …

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