10th Annual Tehama Prune Day Feb. 8, Red Bluff
10th Annual Tehama Prune Day Feb. 8; Red Bluff Elks Lodge, 355 Gilmore Road, Red Bluff, Calif.
Prune Day is a University of California Cooperative Extension Program designed to provide orchard information to growers, PCA’s and related agri-business people. Anyone interested in prune production is encouraged to attend. Handicapped facilities are available. 2.00 hours of PCA credit (1.5 hours other & .5 hours laws/ regulations) has been requested. For more information, please call Richard Buchner or Cindy McClain at the Farm Advisors Office 527-3101.
Schedule (FRIDAY - FEB.Y 8, 2013; 8 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.)
8:00 AM --- REGISTRATION
- PCA and Private Applicator sign-ups
- Pick up Lunch Tickets
- Coffee and Doughnuts
8:30 AM --- HISTORY OF PRUNE PRODUCTION IN CALIFORNIA
by Joe Connell—UCCE Farm Advisor, Butte County
9:00 AM --- MONITORING AND MANAGEMENT OF PRUNE APHIDS USING
by Emily Symmes—Entomology, UC Davis
9:30 AM --- WEED CONTROL AND RESISTANCE MANAGEMENT
by Andrew Johnson—UCCE Almond Board of California Intern
10:00 AM --- TEHAMA COUNTY AG COMMISSIONER REGULATORY
PRESENTATION AND UPDATE
by Doug Compton - Assistant Ag Commissioner
10:30 - 10:40 AM -- BREAK --
10:40 AM --- NITROGEN NUTRITION FOR PRUNE PRODUCTION
by Richard Buchner—UCCE Farm Advisor, Tehama County
11:10 AM --- PRUNE DISEASE MANAGEMENT
by Jim Adaskaveg—UCCE Plant Pathology —UC Riverside
11:40 AM --- PRUNE MARKETING UPDATE
by Donn Zea—Director of the California Dried Plum Board
12:15 PM --- BUFFET LUNCH - Only by Prepaid Reservation
QUESTION & DISCUSSION PERIOD
The $15 registration covers lunch and meeting costs on a break-even basis.
Register On-Line at: cetehama.ucanr.edu go to 'Orchard Crops" -"Upcoming Meetings"
CO-SPONSORED BY: UC COOPERATIVE EXTENSION, TEHAMA COUNTY AG COMMISSIONER’S OFFICE, CALIFORNIA DRIED PLUM BOARD & SUNSWEET GROWERS INC.
Red Bluff, California