- The 34th Annual Nickels Field Day will be held Thursday, May 12, 2011, at Nickels Soil Lab, Marine Avenue, Arbuckle.
34th Annual Nickels Field Day
Thursday, May 12, 2011
Nickels Soil Lab
Marine Avenue, Arbuckle
• 8:30 a.m. — Registration
Coffee and Danish provided by Farm Credit Services of Colusa-Glenn, ACA
• 9:00 — Field Topics:
Pollination under less than ideal conditions - Eric Mussen, Extension Apiculturist, Entomology Dept, UC Davis
Foliar disease research review - Jim Adaskaveg, Professor, Plant Pathology Dept, UC Riverside
Pollenizers to enhance Nonpareil yield and increase economic return - John Edstrom, UC Farm Advisor emeritus, UCCE Colusa County
Frost control practices in almonds - Rick Snyder, Extension Specialist, Land, Air & Water Resources Dept, UC Davis
Soil moisture monitoring options - Allan Fulton, UC Farm Advisor, UCCE Tehama County
Maximizing yield/acre in almonds - Bruce Lampinen, Extension Specialist, Plant Sciences Dept, UC Davis
New options for almond rootstocks - Roger Duncan, UC Farm Advisor, UCCE Stanislaus County
Almond yield hangovers: how long does it take to recover from a single year of drought? - Ken Shackel, Professor, Plant Sciences Dept, UC Davis
• 12:15 p.m. — Lunch by reservation, proceeds to benefit the Pierce FFA Program
Luncheon Speaker - Mark Jansen, President and CEO of Blue Diamond Growers
Equipment Demonstration will follow Mr. Jansen’s presentation and will begin at 1:30 p.m.
PCA and CCA credits pending.