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Almond Variety Trial Field Day
June 22, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 amFree
The northern location of the Regional Almond Variety Trial is hosted by Chico State University at the University Farm. Come by the farm at 9 a.m. to hear about the newest varieties, see some of the preliminary data, and judge which trees you want in your next orchard.
Tom Gradziel (UC Davis Almond Breeding Program), Bruce Lampinen (UC Davis Almond Specialist), and Dani Lightle (UCCE Orchards Advisor) will be on hand to answer your questions.
Additionally, Rich Rosecrance (CSU Chico Plant Sciences), Allan Fulton (UCCE Irrigation Advisor) & Lee Johnson (NASA) will discuss their research into irrigation scheduling using satellite imagery, which is taking place in the variety trial orchard.
Come to the University Farm at Nicholas C Shouten Lane off of Hegan Lane in Chico. Follow the signs back to the variety trial.