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22nd Annual Sacramento Valley Cling Peach Day
February 2 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pmFree
Please RSVP at 530-822-7515 or to mlsearcy AT ucanr.edu by January 31st, 2017 if you plan to stay for lunch.
Thursday, February 2, 2017
8:30 a.m. – Noon / Lunch: Noon – 12:45 p.m.
Ag Building Meeting Room, 142 Garden Highway, Yuba City
8:30 a.m. Registration Coffee and Danish, Courtesy of Canning Peach Association
9:00 a.m. Welcome, Chill update, new peach cost study, Janine Hasey, UCCE Farm Advisor, Sutter-Yuba Counties
Laws and Regs/ Pest Management
New Worker Health and Safety Updates, Jan Kendel, Ag Biologist, Sutter County Agricultural Dept.
Orchard weed management update, Brad Hanson, UCCE Weed Specialist, UC Davis
Cling Peach Board Activities Update, Sarb Johl & Chris Zanobini, Cling Peach Board
10:30 a.m. Cling Peach Board Nominations, Chris Zanobini, Cling Peach Board
10:35 a.m. Break
Nitrogen fertilization in Peaches, best practices, regulations and resources, Mark Cady, Senor Environmental Scientist. CDFA
Butte-Yuba-Sutter Water Quality Coalition – Irrigated Lands Regulatory Program Updates, Hillary Miller, Education and Outreach Coordinator
Machine Harvest Update, Rich Hudgins, President & CEO, California Canning Peach Association
Noon Lunch – Mexican lunch provided by California Cling Peach Board
Meeting Sponsored by: University of California Cooperative Extension, Sutter-Yuba Counties
Co-Sponsored by: Sutter County Agricultural Department
PCA and Private Applicator Credit pending- 1 hour (.5 hour of regulations)
CCA Credit pending 2.0 hours
Note: Water Quality Coalition presentation will satisfy annual BYSWQC outreach event requirement