Solano/Yolo Walnut Growers Meeting March 21, Woodland

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Past Event:

The Solano/Yolo Walnut Growers Meeting will be held Wednesday, March 21, 2012, from 8 a.m. to noon, at the UC Cooperative Extension Office, Norton Hall, 70 Cottonwood Street, Woodland, Calif.

1.5 Hrs. CE Credits requested

  • Program:

8 a.m. Registration and Refreshments

8:15 Introduction

Carolyn DeBuse, UC Farm Advisor, Solano/Yolo Counties

8:30 Laws and Regulations Update

Jenni King, Yolo County Agriculture Commissioners Office

9:00 Training and Pruning Young Walnut Trees

Carolyn DeBuse, UC Farm Advisor, Solano/Yolo Counties

9:30 Walnut Quality Issues: Causes and Prevention

Bruce Lampinen, Pomology Extension Specialist, UC Davis

10:00 Break

10:15 Walnut Husk Fly Monitoring and Control

Bob Van Steenwck, Entomology Extension Specialist, UC Berkeley

10:45 Phytophthora and Other Crown Rots: Diagnosis and Prevention

Greg Browne, Plant Pathologist, USDA, Davis

11:15 Walnut Board Update on the Industry

Dennis Balint, Executive Director/CEO, Michelle McNeil, Senior Marketing Director, & Jennifer Getz, Marketing Director

11:45 Adjourn

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