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10th Annual Tehama Prune Day Feb. 8, Red Bluff

Thursday, January 31, 2013 • Red Bluff, CA

Past Event:

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

SEX PHEROMONES

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.

Location Details

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Red Bluff Elks Lodge

Red Bluff, California
United States

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