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Fungicide Efficacy Timing 2013
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The Scoop on Fruits & Nuts
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|Upcoming Field Days (11,674KB)||
There are two field days coming up that are related to almonds. Please view the attached program fliers for more information:
Spring Almond Nutrient and Water Management Field Day
Almond Orchard Cover Crop Field Day
|UCCE Stanislaus County IPM Breakfast Meetings resume March 6 (100KB)||
Our University of California Cooperative Extension Tree & Vine IPM Breakfast meetings will begin again next Wednesday, March 6. These informal discussions focus on real-time insect and disease issues and their management. They are held every first and third Wednesday morning from March through June from 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. at the Old Mill Café, 600 9th Street in Modesto. One hour of continuing education credit is offered at each meeting. There is no charge – just buy your own breakfast and tip the waitress! If you have questions or would like to sponsor the $45 fee for CE credits, please call our office at 209-525-6800.
|North San Joaquin Valley Cling Peach Day (925KB)||
In This Issue:
|2019 North San Joaquin Valley Almond Day (6,982KB)||
North San Joaquin Valley Almond Day 2019
|2019 San Joaquin Valley Grape Symposium (133KB)||
The 2019 San Joaquin Valley Grape Symposium will be held at the CPDES Hall in Easton, CA on January 9, 2019.
Cost: $15.00 includes meeting, proceedings, and lunch.
$20.00 at the door - cash/check only, as the facility does not have the ability to take credit cards. Late fee does not include lunch or proceedings.
Hope to see you there!
|Whole Almond Orchard Recycling Demonstration (191KB)|
|2018 Tree and Vine March 7 Meeting Information (184KB)|
|2018 Tree and Vine IPM Breakfast Meetings (612KB)|
|2018 North San Joaquin Valley Almond Day (1,466KB)||
A comprehensive speaker list, with starting time, for the 2018 North San Joaquin Valley Almond Day.
|Marie Harter, August 2017 (73KB)||
Please read the attached letter from County Director, Roger Duncan.
|IPM Field Day in Almonds 06/15/2017 (1,062KB)|
|Tree & Vine IPM Breakfast Meetings (120KB)||
|Almond Day 2/7/17 (221KB)||
NSJV Almond Day
Tuesday, February 7, 2017
Almond Production Manual • IPM for Almond • Pest and Weed ID cards
|Cling Peach Day, January 18, 2017 (404KB)|
|July 2016 (1,474KB)||
|Almond Shortcourse (842KB)||
Almond Short Course
November 8-10, 2016
Modesto Centre Plaza
|2016 Almond Day (50KB)||
Links to the 2016 Almond Day Talks
|January 2016 (1,204KB)||
2016 North San Joaquin Valley Almond Day
Modesto Centre Plaza
1150 9th Street, Modesto, CA
Thursday, February 4, 2016
8:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon
|North San Joaquin Valley Cling Peach Day (381KB)|
|Spray Safe Event (787KB)||
Spray Safe Event
7:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
MJC Ag Pavillion
|Almond Production Field Day (348KB)|
|January 2015 (3,539KB)||
|March 2014 (266KB)||
|January, 2014 (812KB)||
2014 North San Joaquin Valley Almond Day
Robert J. Cabral Ag Center
Thursday, February 6, 2014
1.5 DPR continuing education hours pending3.0 CCA hours pending
|November 2013 (341KB)||
|Mite Identification Workshop (166KB)||
Mite Identification & Management Workshop
for Pest Control Advisors & IPM Private Applicators
Thursday, Novemer 21, 2013
3800 Cornucopia Way, Harvest Hall
There is a $70- Registration Fee
|Mite Identification & Management Workshop (80KB)||
Stanislaus County Agricultural Center, Harvest Hall
For more info contact Roger Duncan (209) 525-6800
|Spray Safe Program Workshop Nov. 7, 2013 (1,009KB)||
Spray Safe Program Workshop
Thursday, November 7th, 2013
3.5 CEU's of Laws & Regs
Doors open at 7:30 a.m.
No pre-registration required.
For more information call Roger Duncan at (209) 525-6800.
|2013 NSJV Almond Day (178KB)||
2013 Northern San Joaquin Valley Almond Day
|December 2012 (238KB)||
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|May 2012 (353KB)||
In this issue . . .
|Tree & Vine IPM Update Breakfast Meetings (104KB)|
|Almond Day (405KB)||
This is a correction to the previous newsletter.
|November 2011 (1,558KB)||
* Cling Peach Day - Dec. 13th, Stanislaus County Ag Center
|Low Emissions Nut Harvesting Field Day (233KB)|
|Peach IPM Workshop (241KB)|
|Peach Blossom Thinner Demo Field Day||*Results from 2 years of local field trials *Demonstration of string blossom thinner *Try the machine in your orchard|
|Scoop on Fruits and Nuts, January 2011||2011 North San Joaquin Valley Almond Day|
|December 2010||* Cling Peach Meeting 12/15/2010 * Update on Minimal Pruning of Almonds * Weed Susceptiblility Chart * Newsletter Renewal Form|
|May 2010||*Almond Production & Pest Management Field Day 05/27/2010 *2010 Cool Spring Leads to Long Growing Season & Large Fruit *Mechanical Blossom Thinner to Reduce Peach Labor Costs *Powdery Mildew of Peach-Pathogens, Biology & Management|
|Tree & Vine IPM Update Breakfast Meetings||The breakfast meetings will begin on March 17th. See the attached flyer for more information.||DOC|
|January 2010||* 2010 NSJV Almond Day * Assessment of Multiple Approaches for Controlling Gophers in Orchards * Training First Leaf Trees * Silver Leaf Disease * Varietal Wine Grape Production Short Course-Feb. 23-25, 2010 UC Davis|
|November 2009||* NSJV Cling Peach Day * Pruning Almond Trees * Blue Orchard Bee Workshop * NSJV Almond Day|
|June 2009||Summer Almond Meeting 06/17/09 Peach IPM In-Field Workshop 06/19/09|
|February, 2009||*Fungicide Resistance Problems *Almond Fungicide Efficacy 2009 *Almond/Peach/Nectarine Treatment Timing *Peach/Nectarine Fungicide Efficacy 2009 *Chilling Hours *IPM Update Breakfast Meetings Resume|
|Almond Day & Winegrape Shortcourse||2009 NSJV Almond Day & Varietal Winegrape Production Shortcourse|
|December, 2008||NSJV Cling Peach Seminar December 4, 2008 8:30-12:00 Stanislaus County Ag Center|
|24 Hour Pest Phone Hotline||Hear the latest pest development updates. New info posted every Tuesday. Call (209) 525-6841||DOC|
|May 2008||Summary of University of California Research on Irrigaiton Management for almond Trees Under Drought Conditions|
|February, 2008||The Scoop on Fruits and Nuts|
|January 2008||Almond Day Jan. 22, 2008 Dormant Sprays Reduced Hazard Dormant Spray Options New ANR Publications New Viticulture Website Interpersonal Negotiation Skills Upcoming Meetings|
|December 2007||2007 North San Joaquin Cling Peach Day||DOC|
|January 2007, part 2||Insert Charts: Susceptibility of Weeds to Herbicides Registered in Almonds in California|
|January 2007, part 1||Almond Day, January 25, 2007; Grape Day, February 9, 2007; New Fertigation Publication; Peach Leaf Curl; Chilling||DOC|
|August 2006 Revision in Hull Samples article||*Lower Limb Dieback Update *Hull Samples ("Wait until harvest to collect") *Mite Alert *Pre-Plant Fumigation Pays *In Search of New Fumigation Trials|
|May, 2006||Article: Thin Lightly for Maximum Yield New Publication: Fertigation with Microirrigation Upcoming Events: Peach Field Day 05/18/06 Almond Field Day 05/31/06|
|January 2006||North San Joaquin Valley Almond Day
Stanislaus/Merced Bi-County Winegrape Seminar
|2005 North San Joaquin Valley Cling Peach Seminar||Tuesday, December 13, 2005, 8:30 a.m. – Noon, Stanislaus County Agricultural Center, Service and Crows Landing Roads, Modesto|
|October 2005||Fall Nutrition for Almonds & Stonefruit, Fall Urea Sprays, Glyphosate-Resistant Horseweed In California, Upcoming events|
|August 2005||Lower Limb Dieback Disease, Verticillium Wilt, Hull Rot, Pistachio Shortcourse|
|May 2005||Mealybug Workshop, Powdery Mildew|
|Tree & Vine IPM Update Breakfast Meetings||News release with dates of 2006 IPM breakfast meetings.||DOC|
|December 2006||NSJV Cling Peach Seminar|
|January 2005||Meeting Agenda for North San Joaquin Valley Almond Day|
|September 2004||Fall Foliar Urea for Bacterial Canker Management, Fumigation for Replanted Orchards, Want Free Fumigation? Silverleaf Disease Management, Pruning First-Leaf Trees, Tree & Vine Loss Calculator Future CE Seminars|
|May 2004, Volume 9.2||Peach Pest Field Day Powdery Mildew IPM Breakfasts|
|January 2004 Volume 9.1||Almond Day Grape Day|
Linked data is from the California Irrigation Management Information System (CIMIS) weather stations. Visit CIMIS web site.