Sacramento Valley Olive Day April 18, Corning

Wednesday, April 18, 2012 • Corning, CA

Past Event:

Wednesday April 18, 2012

Veterans Memorial Hall

1620 Solano Street, Corning

Co-sponsored by Musco Family Olives, Bell Carter Olives, California Olive Ranch, West Coast Olive Products and the Glenn County Ag. Commissioner.


7:30 a.m. – Registration

8 – Ag Commissioner Update – Doug Compton, Tehama County Ag. Commissioner’s Office

8:20 – Review of Olive Fly Situation at the Canners 2011 - Canner Representatives

9:35 – Olive Pest Management District Updates- Speakers to be determined

8:55 – Olive Fly Control Update - Bill Krueger, UCCE Farm Advisor, Glenn County

9:25 – Mechanical Harvest Update- Louise Ferguson, UCCE Olive Specialist

9:55 – Coffee Break - Courtesy of West Coast Olive Products

10:15 – Overview of Olive Diseases Including Olive Knot- Elizabeth Fichtner, UCCE Farm Advisor, Tulare County

10:45 – Olive Root Physiology and Root Functions - Joe Connell, UCCE Farm Advisor, Butte County

11:15 – Research Updates: Stem Water Potential, A Tool for Irrigation Scheduling and Monitoring and Mechanical Hedging of Oil Olives - Bill Krueger, UCCE Farm Advisor, Glenn County

11:45 – California Olive Committee Activities –Alexander Ott, Executive Director, California Olive Committee

12:15 p.m. – Lunch - Courtesy of Musco Family Olives, Bell Carter Olives and California Olive Ranch

Continuing education credit has been applied for and will be granted if approved.

Please phone (530-865-1155) or email in ( your reservation for the complimentary lunch by April 12 so that we may accommodate all guests.

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Veterans Memorial Hall

Corning, California
United States

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