Almond Field Day May 2, Fresno
Two leading San Joaquin Valley almond experts will discuss almond production practices during a May 2 field day in Fresno, Calif.
University of California (UC) Statewide Integrated Pest Management entomologist Emeritus Walt Bentley will discuss monitoring pest pressures and preserving beneficial populations during the season.
David Doll, Merced County UC Cooperative Extension pomology farm advisor, will discuss disease and nutrient management in the spring and early summer for almonds, the state’s second largest crop valued at nearly $4 billion a year.
The free event, from 10 a.m. to noon, will be held at the LPGL Ranch located at 11599 West Shaw Ave.
The field day offers two hours of continuing education credit.
The event is sponsored by the San Joaquin Sustainable Farming Project.
For more information, contact Marcia Gibbs at (530) 370-5325 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
11599 West Shaw Ave.