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Almond production in south Sacramento Valley Nov. 29, Yuba City

Thursday, November 29, 2012 • Yuba City, CA

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Almond production in south Sacramento Valley Nov. 29, Yuba City

This is a one-day class on Introduction to Almond Production in the south Sacramento Valley. Much of the information to be presented will apply to almond production in general. The same program will be delivered at each site/date. PCA and CCA CE hours have been requested.

• Nov. 27, 2012: UCCE Office, Norton Hall, 70 Cottonwood St., Woodland

• Nov. 28, 2012: Granzella’s Banquet Hall, 451 6th St, Williams

• Nov. 29, 2012: Veteran’s Memorial Hall, 1425 Veterans Memorial Circle, Yuba City

Schedule

7:30 a.m. Introduction

7:45 – Noon The Orchard

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

Varieties - Joe Connell, UC Farm Advisor, Butte County

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

Planting - Bobby Johnson, UCCE/Almond Board of California intern

Frost - Joe Connell, UC Farm Advisor, Butte County

Pollination - Joe Connell, UC Farm Advisor, Butte County

Pruning - Carolyn DeBuse, UC Farm Advisor, Solano/Yolo County

Noon-12:30 p.m. Lunch

12:30-1:30 Feeding the Orchard

Irrigation - Rick Buchner, UC Farm Advisor, Tehama County

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

1:30-2:30 Protecting the Orchard

Weed control - Bobby Johnson, UCCE/Almond Board of California intern

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

Diseases - Carolyn DeBuse, UC Farm Advisor, Solano/Yolo County

Vertebrate pests - Carolyn DeBuse, UC Farm Advisor, Solano/Yolo County

2:30- 3:30 Delivering/Selling the Crop

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

Marketing - Review Almond Board

Economics - Review of UCCE Cost of Almond Production

If you would like to pay via credit card (accepted online only), please visit:

http://ucce.ucdavis.edu/survey/survey.cfm?surveynumber=9272

Cost: $30.00 per person

This is a one-day class on Introduction to Almond Production in the south Sacramento Valley. Much of the information to be presented will apply to almond production in general. The same program will be delivered at each site/date. Space available at each venue will limit the registration at that site.

The program will begin at 7:30 a.m. and run until 3:30 p.m. A light breakfast (muffins, coffee, tea, etc.) and lunch (sandwich buffet) will be available and included in the $30/person cost.

Questions? Call Franz Niederholzer or Michele Searcy at 530-822-7515.

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Veteran’s Memorial Hall

Yuba City, California
United States

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