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Central Valley Almond Field Day April 19, Los Banos 1

Thursday, April 19, 2012 • Los Banos, CA

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To help almond growers get off to a good start, a University of California farm advisor and a UC Statewide Integrated Pest Management specialist will outline valuable pest management and fertilizer tips for the fruit development period on Thursday, April 19 in Los Banos.

The free event will be from 10 a.m. to noon at corner of Mercy Springs and Cotton Gin roads in Los Banos. UC IPM entomologist Walt Bentley will discuss in-season monitoring pest pressures and preserving beneficial populations. David Doll, the Merced County UC Cooperative Extension pomology farm advisor specializing in almonds, will cover horticultural and fertilization practices for preventing diseases in the state’s leading export crop, worth $2.7 billion a year.

Sponsored by San Joaquin Sustainable Farming Project (SJSFP), the field day has applied for 1.5 hours of continuing education credit. For more information and directions contact Project Director Marcia Gibbs at (530) 370-5325 or at marcia@sustainablecotton.org.

The sustainable farming project is a state- and federally funded program under the direction of the Sustainable Cotton Project (www.sustainablecotton.org), a nonprofit which has worked with San Joaquin Valley growers in the past decade to bring Cleaner Cotton to the multi-billion-dollar green consumer market.

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Corner of Mercy Springs and Cotton Gin roads

Los Banos, California
United States

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kkvcin (not verified)
on Feb 20, 2014

The farmers of central valley will celebrate almond field day this April and Los Banos. This year there are many microneedle skin care system reasons for them to celebrate it to the fullest. The almond business had shown big jump this year when compared to previous years.

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