California Almonds: 2018 N. SJV Almond Day Approaches

The latest University of California research and recommendations for almond producers will be highlighted at the 2018 North San Joaquin Valley Almond Day in Modesto on February 7 at the Modesto Centre Plaza, 1150 9th Street.

Registration begins at 7:30 a.m and the program kicks off at 8:30 a.m. and runs until noon.

Topics and presenters include:

  • Root Growth and Implications for Almond Growers Astrid Volder, Department of Plant Sciences, UC Davis
  • Integrated Control of Spider Mites, David Haviland, Entomology Advisor, UC Cooperative Extension, Kern County.
  • Field Evaluation of Almond Varieties, Roger Duncan, UC Cooperative Extension, Stanislaus County.
  • Fumigant Selection and Methodology in Managing Prunus Replant Disease and Plant Parasitic Nematodes, David Doll, UC Cooperative Extension, Merced County.
  • Nitrogen Considerations for Whole Orchard Recycling, Brent Holtz, UC Cooperative Extension, San Joaquin County.
  • Efficient Nitrogen Management for Productive Almond Orchards, Patrick Brown, Department of Plant Sciences, UC Davis.
  • Navel Orangeworm – What Happened in 2017 and How to Prevent it in 2018, Jhalendra Rijal, UC Cooperative Extension, Stanislaus, Merced & San Joaquin Counties.


  • 1.5 Hours of continuing education credits pending
  • 3.5 Hours of CCA continuing education credits pending.
  • 1.0 Hour of Nitrogen Management continuing education credits pending.


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