Quad County Walnut Day


48th Quad-County Walnut Institute

Monday, March 5, 2018

 Robert J. Cabral Agricultural Center, San Joaquin County Extension Office

Evelyn Costa Room, 2101 E Earhart Ave. Stockton, CA 95206


7:30     Registration Opens

8:10     Botryosphaeria Management Update and Introduction of the New Stanislaus Farm Advisor

                      Kari Arnold, UCCE Farm Advisor, Stanislaus County

8:30     Determining First Irrigation Timing and Soil Moisture Monitoring Technologies

                      David Doll, UCCE Farm Advisor, Merced County

9:00     Update on Training Walnuts During Canopy Development Phase

                      Bruce Lampinen, UC ANR Pomology Extension Specialist, UC Davis

9:30     Today, Tomorrow and Years to Come

                      California Walnut Commission: Jennifer Williams, Pam Graviet, and Carl Eidsath

10:00   Break

10:30   2017 Phytophthora and Waterlogging Damage and 2018 Management Considerations

                      Janine Hasey, UCCE Farm Advisor, Sutter-Yuba Counties

11:00   Trade Implications for California Walnut Farmers

                      Dan Sumner, Ag. Resource Economics, UC Davis/Ag. Issue Center, UC ANR

11:30   Managing Scale, Codling Moth, Navel Orangeworm, and Other Insects

                      Jhalendra Rijal, UCCE Area Integrated Pest Management Advisor,  Merced-San Joaquin-Stanislaus Counties

12:00   Adjourn



1.0 hours of DPR Continuing Education credit pending

3.5 hours of CCA Continuing Education credits pending