Irrigation Scheduling in a Drought Year Field Meeting, May 6, Rio Oso
An Irrigation Scheduling in a Drought Year Field Meeting is May 6 from 12:15 ‐ 3:00 p.m. at Rio Oso Groves, 15 Pleasant Grove Road, in Rio Oso, Calif.
The agenda includes tools to help growers optimize irrigations and conserve water. Although irrigating walnuts is the main emphasis, information will include tips on irrigating almonds, prunes, and peaches.
Topics include: local irrigation agency updates, plant based monitoring (pressure chambers-stem water potential-guidelines), soil-based monitoring, weather-based monitoring using evapotranspiration, regulated deficit irrigation and the crops it works on, and research on irrigating young walnut trees.
The speakers will include:
Jack Gilbert, Dry Creek Mutual Water Company
Janine Hasey, UCCE-Sutter, Yuba, and Colusa counties
Ken Shackel, UC Davis
Allan Fulton, UCCE-Tehama County
Bruce Lampinen, UCCE, UC Davis
The event is sponsored by the University of California Cooperative Extension, Sutter‐Yuba counties.
In case of rain, call the UCCE office at (530) 822‐7515.
15 Pleasant Grove Rd.
Rio Osco, California