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South Sacramento Valley Prune Day Feb. 27, Yuba City

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 • Yuba City, CA

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South Sacramento Valley Prune Day Feb. 27, Yuba City

Feb. 27, 2013

Co-sponsored by Univ. of Calif. and Sutter and Yuba County Ag Commissioner’s Offices

Veterans Memorial Community Building, 1425 Veterans Circle Dr., Yuba City

2.0 hours CA DPR CE credits (0.5 hour of Laws and Regs, 1.5 hour of “other”) & CCA CE hours requested

Schedule

8 a.m Sign-in and refreshments (Refreshments courtesy of Bear River Supply Co. )

8:30 Weed control in prune orchards

Bobby Johnson, UC Farm Advisor Intern

9:00 Spraying glyphosate resistant weeds: Lessons from the San Joaquin Valley

Kurt Hembree, UC Farm Advisor, Fresno Co. (presented by Franz Niederholzer)

9:30 International Prune Marketing Situation

Donn Zea, Executive Director, California Dried Plum Board

10:00 Sutter and Yuba Ag Commissioners’ Update

Jan Kendel, Sutter County Ag Commissioner’s Office

Todd Quist, Yuba County Ag Commissioner’s Office

10:30 Break

10:45 Brown rot, bacterial canker, and wood rot disease research update

Jim Adaskaveg, Professor, UC Riverside

11:30 Making the most of out of what you have: Maximizing profit from an acre of prunes.

Franz Niederholzer, UC Farm Advisor, Colusa/Sutter/Yuba Counties

12:15 Adjourn

Please note: PCA scantron sheets will not be accepted and PA certificates of attendance will not be available until you are leaving the meeting.

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Veterans Memorial Community Building

Yuba City, California
United States

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