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23rd Annual Sacramento Valley Cling Peach Day

January 4, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm


23rd Annual Sacramento Valley Cling Peach Day
Thursday, January 4, 2018
8:30 a.m. – Noon / Lunch:  Noon – 12:45 p.m.
Ag Building Meeting Room, 142 Garden Highway, Yuba City

RSVP to the UCCE Sutter-Yuba office at 530-822-7515 or to mlsearcy AT ucanr.edu by Tuesday, Jan 2nd if you plan to stay for lunch.


Meeting Program

 8:30 a.m.                     Registration Coffee and Danish
Courtesy of Growers Ag Service

9:00 a.m.                      Welcome
Chill update, intro new Orchard Systems Advisor
Janine Hasey, UCCE Farm Advisor, Sutter-Yuba Counties
Luke Milliron, UCCE Farm Advisor, Butte County

Laws and Regs/ Pest Management,

New Regulations for 2018, Chlorpyrifos, schools and other updates
Jan Kendel, Ag Biologist, Sutter County Agricultural Dept.

Brown Marmorated Stinkbug update
Emily Symmes, UCCE Area IPM Advisor, Sacramento Valley

Springtime Peach Diseases – Temperature and Wetness Requirements
Jim Adaskaveg, Plant Pathology, UC Riverside

10:15 a.m                 Break

 Industry Updates

 Enhanced Strategies to Promote California Cling Peaches
Sarb Johl & Chris Zanobini, Cling Peach Board

Peach Breeding Program

Cling Peach New Varieties and Selections
Tom Gradziel, Plant Sciences, UC Davis


New Approaches to Shake-and-Catch Cling Peach Harvesting
Stavros Vougioukas, Ag Engineering, UC Davis                         

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


January 4, 2018
8:00 am - 12:00 pm


Janine Hasey
Luke Milliron


Sutter-Yuba UCCE Office
142A Garden Highway
Yuba City, CA 95991 United States
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