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.