43rd Annual Quad-County Walnut Institute Feb. 14, Modesto

Thursday, February 14, 2013 • Modesto, CA

Past Event:

43rd Annual Quad-County Walnut Institute Feb. 14, Modesto; Harvest Hall, Stanislaus County Ag Center; Corner of Crows Landing and Service Roads.


8:00 The State of the Walnut Industry: Report of the California Marketing Board and the California Walnut Commission

Dennis Balint, Executive Director, CWB and CEO, CWC

8:30 Managing Blight: What happened last year? What to do this year.

Jim Adaskaveg, Plant Pathologist, UC Riverside

9:00 Irrigation Management Tools for Developing Orchards

Allan Fulton, UCCE Soils and Water Farm Advisor, Tehama County

9:30 Updated Weed Management Strategies

Brad Hanson, UCCE Weed Specialist, UC Davis

10:00 Break

10:15 Controlling Walnut Husk Fly

Bob Van Steenwyk, UC Extension Entomologist, UC Berkeley

10:45 Performance of New Walnut Varieties

Chuck Leslie, Director, UC Walnut Improvement Program, UC Davis

11:15 Farm Advisor Local Trial Updates

Janet Caprile, Contra Costa County

Joe Grant, San Joaquin County

David Doll, Merced County

11:45 Guidelines on Nitrogen Management in Walnuts

Kathy Kelley Anderson, UCCE Farm Advisor, Stanislaus County

2 hours of Continuing Education Hours Pending

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Harvest Hall, Stanislaus County Ag Center

Modesto, California
United States

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