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Sutter-Yuba-Colusa Walnut Day Feb. 21, Yuba City

Thursday, February 21, 2013 • Yuba City, CA

Past Event:

Sutter-Yuba-Colusa Walnut Day Feb. 21, Yuba City

Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013; 1 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Veterans Memorial Hall, 1425 Veteran’s Memorial Cir, Yuba City

Schedule

12:15 p.m. Registration

1 p.m. Welcome and Moderator; Janine Hasey, UC Farm Advisor, Sutter/Yuba/Colusa Counties

• Considerations when planting and pruning a new walnut orchard, Janine Hasey, UC Farm Advisor, Sutter/Yuba/Colusa Counties

• Optimum walnut canopies: spacing trees for both early and mature production, Dr. Bruce Lampinen, Pomology Specialist, UC Davis

• Managing Anthracnose Blight and Botryosphaeria and Phomopsis Cankers of Walnut, Dr. Themis Michailides, Plant Pathologist, UC Davis

• Laws and Regulation Update, Jan Kendel, Sutter County AG Dept

2:45 Break: Refreshments Courtesy of California Valley Nut Company

• Walnut Blight Session

• Control Materials Update

Dr.Jim Adaskaveg, Plant Pathologist, UC Riverside

• What happened in 2012? Rick Buchner, UC Farm Advisor, Tehama County

• Q & A session on Walnut Blight

• YOUR ASSESSMENT AT WORK: 2013 California Walnut State of the Industry

Dennis Balint, Executive Director/CEO, California Walnut Board/Commission

Jennifer Olmstead, Marketing Director, Domestic

Carl Eidsath, Technical Support Director

Adjourn 4:30 p.m.

Sponsored by: University of California Cooperative Extension, Sutter/Yuba and Colusa Counties

Co-Sponsored by: Sutter County Agricultural Department

2.0 hours PCA credit pending and 3.0 hours CCA Credit approved

Parking at Veterans Hall: Parking is limited at Veteran’s Hall. There is spillover parking at the Sheriff’s Office on Civic Center Blvd. Please do not park in patient parking at Health Dept.

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Veterans Memorial Hall

Yuba City, California
United States

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