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What Nut Growers Can Do to Combat the New Carpophilus Pest

It seems we are always on the verge of some type of apocalypse, and with the new carpophilus beetle invading California tree nut orchards, there is cause for concern.  Watch this brief California Ag Network interview with UC Riverside CE Entomology Specialist Houston Wilson to learn more about this pest and how to stop it from damaging your crops.

Nitrogen Irrigation Management Workshop

Growers and CCAs are invited to join the UC Cooperative Extension in a Nitrogen Irrigation Management Workshop at the UC Cooperative Extension Kern County office in Bakersfield. Topics on the agenda include: overview of the UCANR/UCD/CDFA/FREP Nitrogen & Irrigation Initiative, irrigation water management program in Kern County, application of chemical materials into micro-irrigation systems, automatic control systems for irrigation and …

Treatment Options for Management of Walnut Scale and Frosted Scale

Walnut scale (Figure 1) is an important economic pest of walnuts in California. High populations of walnut scale may affect tree vigor as well as predispose trees to diseases caused by several plant pathogenic fungi and possibly flatheaded borer damage. Historic UC Pest Management Guidelines emphasize the efficacy of insecticide applications at the crawler stage of insect development (late April …

UCCE Quad-County Walnut Institute

The Quad-County Walnut Institute for the upper San Joaquin Valley is an annual UC Cooperative Extension educational program for the region’s walnut producers. At this year’s event, we are partnering with the California Walnut Board and Commission to host a two session event. The first session will have presentations from various experts and researchers and the second session will be …

Principles of Fruit & Nut Tree Growth, Cropping & Management

Understanding the fundamentals of tree biology is essential in making sound orchard management and business decisions in the tree fruit and nut industry.  However, access to educational courses on basic fruit and nut tree biology, and how it relates to agronomic practices, is limited. Our course incorporates lecture, lab exercises, and field demonstrations to provide information on all aspects of …

Nematode Management in Walnut Field Day

Field research representatives, farm advisors, PCAs, growers and consultants are invited to attend this field day.  Made possible by the gracious support of Robert Longstreth (Growers Choice), several chemical companies, UCANR and the California Walnut Board, nurseries, and TriCal, NIFA-Hatch 1010599, the field day will feature research results of the following pre-plant soil treatments followed by post-plant treatments: Non-treated Telone-chloropicrin …

Calibration Safety and Compliance Training – Parlier

Join UC ANR and AgSafe, hosted with the Almond Board of California, for practical calibration training on how to prepare and calibrate air blast sprayers. Presentations will also include headquarter compliance training such as how to manage required documents for pesticide applications. Lunch is included and DPR credits will be available (4.0 units pending).

Calibration Safety and Compliance Training – Arbuckle

Join UC ANR and AgSafe, hosted with the Almond Board of California, for practical calibration training on how to prepare and calibrate air blast sprayers. Presentations will also include headquarter compliance training such as how to manage required documents for pesticide applications. Lunch is included and DPR credits will be available (4.0 units pending).

Whole Almond Orchard Recycling

Soil Health and Sustainability Field Day Whole Almond Orchard Recycling May 18, 2023 / 7:45 am – 12:00 noon 3978 Orchard Road, Gustine, CA 95322 8:25 am Welcome • Zach Fowler, Fowler Brothers Farming 8:30 am Orchard recycling and the effect on tree growth, yield, and fertility • Dr. Brent A. Holtz, UC Cooperative Extension, San Joaquin County 8:45 am …

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