Date: Sept. 23, 2008

Time: 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Location: Louie Bandoni’s Orchard, Merced County

Corner of South Bear Creek Drive and North Arboleda Drive

Topics:

• History and Growing Practices within the orchard – Louie Bandoni, grower; Chris Morgner, Agrov-Valley Consulting.

• The Role of NOW in food safety, aflotoxin, and international markets – Bob Curtis, Almond Board of California.

• Post harvest evaluation and winter insect control – Walt Bentley, UC IPM, Kearney Ag Center

• Almond Diseases – David Doll, UCCE Merced

Lunch will also be included, please RSVP to Joy at (530) 756-8518, ext. 27.