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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.

Young Pistachio Orchard Nutrient Management 101 with Bob Beede

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When is it too late to plant a pistachio orchard?  How do you properly care for these young trees and ensure they get all nutrients they need to someday become healthy high yielding trees?  Watch the interview with UCCE Farm Advisor Emeritus Bob Beede as he answers these questions, and read more about it in Bob’s monthly pistachio Orchard Tasks …

Effective use of Mating Disruption in Navel Orangeworm Control Program

Malcolm Media’s Tree & Vine Expo was once again a big hit for growers & crop consultants looking to get a better grip on pest management in their orchards.  One of the seminars featured UC IPM Advisor Jhalendra Rijal who shared how to more effectively incorporate mating disruption in their navel orangeworm control programs.  Watch his brief interview and read …

Three Tips on Managing Pocket Gophers

Pocket gophers can be very detrimental for growers, especially those with young orchards.  So how do you minimize populations of these pesky critters?  Watch this brief interview with Julie Finzel from the UC Cooperative Extension as she offers growers three quick tips for effective management.  Julie will also be addressing growers on wildlife issues at the upcoming Grape, Nut & …

Dealing with Wild Pig Pests on the Farm

Farmers are used to dealing with insect pest and small furry rodents, but how about wild pigs? Now, this is a more common issue in some areas more than others; nonetheless, pigs can wreak a lot of havoc in vineyards, orchards and field crops, so exploring your management options is key.  Watch this brief interview with Julie Finzel from the …

Irrigation Scheduling with ET in Nuts & Vines

UCCE Fresno County is hosting a free workshop covering the basics of integrating weekly evapotranspiration (ET) estimates into your irrigation scheduling calculations for Nut orchards & Vineyards. 8:00 AM Free coffee & donuts graciously provided by Pacific Nut Producer MagazineADVERTISEMENT 8:10 to 8:40 AM Department of Water Resources and UC Cooperative Extension weekly ET report: Understanding the report and applying …

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