Sacramento Valley Olive Day April 18, Corning
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org) your reservation for the complimentary lunch by April 12 so that we may accommodate all guests.