35th Annual Nickels Field Day May 3, Arbuckle

Thursday, May 3, 2012 • Arbuckle, CA

Past Event:

The 35th Annual Nickels Field Day will be held Thursday, May 3, at the Nickels Soil Lab, Greenbay Avenue, Arbuckle, Calif.


8:30 a.m. — Registration

Coffee and Danish provided by Farm Credit Services of Colusa-Glenn, ACA

9 — Field Topics:

Hedgerow Chandler walnut pruning trial

Carolyn DeBuse, UC Farm Advisor, Solano/Yolo Counties

Janine Hasey, UC Farm Advisor, Sutter/Yuba Counties

Howard walnut hedging trial results

Bruce Lampinen, Extension Specialist, Plant Sciences Department, UC Davis

Does increasing Nonpareil percentage improve per acre returns?

Joe Connell, UC Farm Advisor and County Director, UCCE Butte Co.

Spraying herbicide in orchard middles

Brad Hanson, Extension specialist, Plant Sciences Department, UC Davis

Self-fertile almond varieties

Tom Gradziel, Professor, Plant Sciences Department, UC Davis

New almond leaf sampling practices

Sebastian Saa, PhD candidate, Plant Sciences Department, UC Davis

Nonpareil on peach and plum rootstocks

Bill Krueger, UC Farm Advisor, UCCE Glenn Co.

Introduction to foliar nitrogen sprays in almond

Franz Niederholzer, UC Farm Advisor, Colusa/Sutter/Yuba Counties

12:15 p.m. — Lunch by reservation, proceeds to benefit the Pierce FFA Program

Luncheon Speaker - Jeff Sutton, General Manager, Tehama Colusa Canal Authority.

PCA and CCA credits pending

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Nickels Soil Lab

Arbuckle, California
United States

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