Walnut News & Fruit For Thought Newsletter
|Summer 2019 Issue|| |
In this issue...
|Meeting Notice: Honoring Larry Williams - A Program Focused on Vineyard Water Management|| |
Save the Date: Thursday, April 18, 2019
Where: UC Davis Conference Center
When: 9:00am to 5:00pm
18-19 - Honoring Larry Williams: A Program Focused on Vineyard Water Management
Professor Larry Williams retired from UC Davis in June 2018 after 36 years in the Department of Viticulture and Enology. Please join us for a special seminar, honoring Larry, focused on irrigation and water management, topics near and dear to Larry’s heart. The day will consist of presentations focused on the latest research regarding optimal vine water management, a grapevine water status technology panel, and a vineyard management panel. The day will conclude with a keynote lecture from Emeritus Professor Larry Williams. This is a who’s who of water management and irrigation, a program not to be missed!
Please join us after the program for a wine and cheese reception in Larry’s honor. This is the perfect opportunity to interact with Larry and all of the speakers.
|Walnut Nitrogen and Irrigation Management Field Day|| |
WALNUT NITROGEN AND IRRIGATION MANAGEMENT FIELD DAY
2. The Science and Art of Efficiently Fertigating with Nitrogen and Other Crop Nutrients
3. Nitrogen Fertigation Equipment and Operation
4. Walnuts and the 4Rs for Nitrogen Management: Right Time, Place, Amount and Product
12:15 PM – 12:30 PM Sign out and Certificate Distribution
2 hours Continuing Education Units for self-certified growers
|San Joaquin Valley Weed Days in April|| |
There are two scheduled San Joaquin Valley Weed Days in April (4/2 and 4/11). Please see link at the bottom of this email for more information.
|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.
|Grapevine Production Short Course|
Grapevine Production Short Course
February 12-15, 2019
Plan to join us for this integrated vineyard management short course featuring UC faculty, Cooperative Extension specialists and farm advisors, and USDA researchers who will provide an in-depth, comprehensive study of all phases of grapevine culture and production.
The program is based on the latest information and research and will cover the fundamental principles that form the basis for practical decisions and include Q&A for each session, quality time with instructors and networking opportunities.
Who should attend: New and experienced growers as well as other industry members interested in commercial grape production.
$1200 Registration Fee Includes
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