The Scoop on Fruits and Nuts
Produced by Roger Duncan, Pomology and Viticulture Advisor, Stanislaus County. You can receive email notification when the next newsletter is posted.
|UC Almond Short Course|| |
UC Almond Short Course
November 5-7, 2019
Plan to join us for this integrated orchard
An optional Field Tour in Parlier, CA will follow
Who should attend: New and experienced
|San Joaquin Valley Spray Application Short Course|| |
San Joaquin Valley Spray Application Short Course, Nov. 12-14 at Kearney REC Contents:
Register today to attend the San Joaquin Valley Spray Application Short Course, November 12-14, 2019 at the Kearney Agricultural Research and Extension Center.
Join us for this intensive 3-day short course on spray application research and extension, led by CE Specialist Peter Larbi. Includes two in-classroom lecture days and one outdoor, hands-on demonstration day.
Register online before October 22 for the $750 Early Bird price.
Continuing Education credits from California Department of Pesticide Regulation and California Crop Advisors have been applied for and are pending approval.
Interested in becoming a Sponsor? Please complete the Sponsorship Form.
Contacts for more information:
Course Content – Peter Ako Larbi, Assistant Cooperative Extension Specialist
|Almond Rootstock Field Day|| |
When: July 17, 2019, 9:00-10:00 a.m.
Where: 10061 Vineyard Avenue, Westley, CA
What: Walk through an 8th leaf orchard featuring Nonpareil on 16 rootstocks grown under "typical" West Side farming conditions: heavy, high pH, clay-loam soil irrigated with water sometimes high in chloride and boron.
We will discuss tree performance including salt tolerance, anchorage, tree size and yield. Rootstocks include: Lovell, Nemaguard, Empyrean 1, Hansen, Brights #5, BB 106, Viking, Atlas, Krymsk 86, and Rootpac R.
Please follow link at bottom of email for more information.
|Upcoming Field Days|| |
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|| |
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|| |
In This Issue:
|2019 North San Joaquin Valley Almond Day|| |
North San Joaquin Valley Almond Day 2019
|2019 San Joaquin Valley Grape Symposium|| |
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||9/25/18|
|2018 Tree and Vine March 7 Meeting Information||3/6/18|
|2018 Tree and Vine IPM Breakfast Meetings||3/5/18|
|2018 North San Joaquin Valley Almond Day|| |
A comprehensive speaker list, with starting time, for the 2018 North San Joaquin Valley Almond Day.
|Marie Harter, August 2017|| |
Please read the attached letter from County Director, Roger Duncan.
|IPM Field Day in Almonds 06/15/2017||6/12/17|
|Tree & Vine IPM Breakfast Meetings|| |
|Almond Day 2/7/17|| |
NSJV Almond Day
Tuesday, February 7, 2017
Almond Production Manual • IPM for Almond • Pest and Weed ID cards
|Cling Peach Day, January 18, 2017||12/27/16|
|July 2016|| |
|Almond Shortcourse|| |
Almond Short Course
November 8-10, 2016
Modesto Centre Plaza
|2016 Almond Day|| |
Links to the 2016 Almond Day Talks
|January 2016|| |
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||11/19/15|
|Spray Safe Event|| |
Spray Safe Event
7:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
MJC Ag Pavillion
|Almond Production Field Day||6/19/15|
|January 2015|| ||1/22/15|
|March 2014|| ||3/27/14|
|January, 2014|| |
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|| |
|Mite Identification Workshop|| |
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|| |
Stanislaus County Agricultural Center, Harvest Hall
For more info contact Roger Duncan (209) 525-6800
|Spray Safe Program Workshop Nov. 7, 2013|| |
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|| |
2013 Northern San Joaquin Valley Almond Day
|December 2012|| |
In this issue:
|May 2012|| |
In this issue . . .
|Tree & Vine IPM Update Breakfast Meetings||4/12/12|
|Almond Day|| |
This is a correction to the previous newsletter.
|November 2011|| |
* Cling Peach Day - Dec. 13th, Stanislaus County Ag Center
|Low Emissions Nut Harvesting Field Day||9/30/11|
|Peach IPM Workshop||8/17/11|
|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||2/18/11|
|Scoop on Fruits and Nuts, January 2011||2011 North San Joaquin Valley Almond Day||1/11/11|
|December 2010||* Cling Peach Meeting 12/15/2010 * Update on Minimal Pruning of Almonds * Weed Susceptiblility Chart * Newsletter Renewal Form||12/8/10|
|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||5/17/10|
|Tree & Vine IPM Update Breakfast Meetings||The breakfast meetings will begin on March 17th. See the attached flyer for more information.||DOC||3/1/10|
|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||1/13/10|
|November 2009||* NSJV Cling Peach Day * Pruning Almond Trees * Blue Orchard Bee Workshop * NSJV Almond Day||11/2/09|
|June 2009||Summer Almond Meeting 06/17/09 Peach IPM In-Field Workshop 06/19/09||6/12/09|
|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||2/23/09|
|Almond Day & Winegrape Shortcourse||2009 NSJV Almond Day & Varietal Winegrape Production Shortcourse||1/12/09|
|December, 2008||NSJV Cling Peach Seminar December 4, 2008 8:30-12:00 Stanislaus County Ag Center||11/26/08|
|24 Hour Pest Phone Hotline||Hear the latest pest development updates. New info posted every Tuesday. Call (209) 525-6841||DOC||6/4/08|
|May 2008||Summary of University of California Research on Irrigaiton Management for almond Trees Under Drought Conditions||5/21/08|
|February, 2008||The Scoop on Fruits and Nuts||2/15/08|
|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||12/10/08|
|December 2007||2007 North San Joaquin Cling Peach Day||DOC||10/23/08|
|January 2007, part 2||Insert Charts: Susceptibility of Weeds to Herbicides Registered in Almonds in California||12/27/07|
|January 2007, part 1||Almond Day, January 25, 2007; Grape Day, February 9, 2007; New Fertigation Publication; Peach Leaf Curl; Chilling||DOC||12/26/07|
|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||6/27/11|
|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||6/27/11|
|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||6/27/11|
|October 2005||Fall Nutrition for Almonds & Stonefruit, Fall Urea Sprays, Glyphosate-Resistant Horseweed In California, Upcoming events||6/27/11|
|August 2005||Lower Limb Dieback Disease, Verticillium Wilt, Hull Rot, Pistachio Shortcourse||6/27/11|
|May 2005||Mealybug Workshop, Powdery Mildew||4/30/08|
|Tree & Vine IPM Update Breakfast Meetings||News release with dates of 2006 IPM breakfast meetings.||DOC||6/27/11|
|December 2006||NSJV Cling Peach Seminar||11/27/07|
|January 2005||Meeting Agenda for North San Joaquin Valley Almond Day||6/27/11|
|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||6/27/11|
|May 2004, Volume 9.2||Peach Pest Field Day Powdery Mildew IPM Breakfasts||6/27/11|
|January 2004 Volume 9.1||Almond Day Grape Day||10/4/08|