California: Lake County Walnut Update Conference, Lakeport, April 25

California’s North Coast walnut growers and others involved with the crop will be able to hear about the latest developments on a wide range of topics during the 2017 Lake County Walnut Update conference, set for Tuesday, April 25.

The meeting runs from 8 a.m. to noon at the Scotts Valley Women’s Club, 2298 Hendricks Road, Lakeport. The facility is wheelchair accessible.

Topics will include an overview of the 2016 Lake County walnut season and outlook for 2017. Sessions also will cover changes in laws and regulations, irrigation and canopy management, carbohydrate physiology, integrated pest management, organic transition and cultural practices. The program also will include a presentation on industry-supported marketing and research.

The meeting is sponsored by UCCE, Lake County Department of Agriculture, and the California Walnut Board. The event is free and refreshments will be provided courtesy of the California Walnut Board.

For further information contact UCCE at (707) 263-6838 or email



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