35th Annual Nickels Field Day May 3, Arbuckle
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