California Almonds, Walnuts: Nickels Spring Field Day – Focus On Nutrients, Water Management

The Nickels Soil Lab will host a field day covering almond and walnut nutrient and water management topics.

The event is set for Tuesday, March 13, at the Arbuckle facility. It will start at 8:30 and conclude with lunch.

The program includes both presentations and a series of rotating stations that will focus on:

  • Barriers to adopting new practices.
  • Nitrogen management plans.
  • Managing boron in irrigation water.
  • Forward tissue sampling and overview of best management practices trials to manage N and water.
  • Tools for irrigation efficiency and timing.
  • Related online tools.

Presentations include:

  • An overview from the Almond Board of California and an update on the almond sustainability program.
  • Water and nitrogen management for integrated hull rot management.

The field day is jointly sponsored by UC Cooperative Extension, UC Davis, CDFA-FREP and the Almond Board of California. CCA continuing education units have been requested.

Lunch will be served. Attendees are asked to RSVP by email at or by calling 530-458-0570.

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