What: 32nd Annual Nickels Field Day

Where: Nickels Soil Lab

Marine Avenue, Arbuckle

Program 8:30 a.m. - Registration

Coffee and Danish provided by Farm Credit Services of Colusa-Glenn, ACA

9:00 a.m. – Field Topics:

• DROUGHT IRRIGATION MANAGEMENT - Terry Prichard, UCCE Irrigation Specialist, Stockton

• BEST MANAGEMENT PRACTICES TO PROMOTE FOOD SAFETY - Kelly Covello, Manager, Industry Relations, Almond Board of California

• SEVERE DROUGHT TRIAL IN NONPAREIL ALMOND - John Edstrom, UCCE Farm Advisor, Colusa County

• NEW OPTIONS FOR NOW CONTROL - Walt Bentley, UC-IPM Advisor, Parlier

• BENEFITS OF SURROUND APPLICATIONS TO ALMONDS - Dr. Brent Holtz, UCCE Farm Advisor, Madera County

• ORGANIC ALMOND PRODUCTION - Bill Krueger, UCCE Farm Advisor, Glenn County

• ALMOND HARVEST DUST CONTROL PROJECT-Jim Thompson, Agricultural Engineer, UC Davis

• SCAB & RUST MANAGEMENT IN ALMONDS-Dr. Jim Adaskaveg, Plant Pathologist, UC Riverside

12:15 - Lunch by reservation, proceeds to Benefit the Arbuckle FFA Program

Luncheon Speaker - Richard Waycott, President/CEO, Almond Board of California

Program organized by John Edstrom, Farm Advisor, University of California Cooperative Extension