Butte-Glenn Almond Institute & Walnut Day Feb. 22, Chico
Joe Connell, UC Farm Advisor, Butte County
The Butte/Glenn Counties Almond Institute /Walnut Day will be held on Friday, Feb. 22 with presentations from 8:30 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. at a new location -- Chico Elks Lodge, 1705 Manzanita Ave., Chico.
This seminar delivered by University of California farm advisors, specialists, research scientists, the Butte County Ag Commissioner, and industry experts from the California Walnut Board will feature the following topics:
¨ Agricultural Commissioner’s laws and regulations update
¨ Your Assessment at Work: 2013 California Walnut State of the Industry
¨ Site Selection, Soil Modification, and Replant Disease Management when Planting an Almond Orchard
¨ Water Management in walnuts and almonds
¨ Long Term Irrigated Lands Regulatory Program – A Sacramento Valley Perspective
¨ Dynamics of Walnut Blight Management
¨ Highlights of Hull Rot and Scab Control in Almonds
¨ Update on New Walnut Varieties and New Variety Releases
¨ What’s new in Pest Management of Weeds and their Control
¨ Root Physiology and Root Functions of Almond and Walnuts
¨ Sprayer Calibration to meet Application Regulations and Save Money
This seminar is open to the public. Cost $15.00/person includes lunch and meeting expenses. For more information about the program, call (530) 538-7201 or visit our website: http://cebutte.ucanr.edu.