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Butte-Glenn-Tehama Walnut and Almond Day

January 31, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Butte-Glenn-Tehama Walnut and Almond Day
Wednesday, January 31st, 2018
Silver Dollar Fairgrounds, Chico
Walnuts: 8:30am – noon
Lunch: noon – 1pm
Almonds: 1:15 – 4:45pm

This event is held in conjunction with the North Valley Nut Conference hosted by West Coast Nut.

Program Agenda

Walnuts (2.0 hours CE credits / 2.5 CCA credits, pending approval)
7:30am – Registration opens; Trade Show open

8:30am – Agricultural Commissioner’s Update
Butte County Agricultural Commissioner’s Office

9:00am – Understanding Bot and Mold of Walnut and Disease Management
Dr. Themis Michailides, UCCE Plant Pathology Specialist, Kearney Agricultural Research and Extension Center

9:30am – Update on Training Walnuts During the Canopy Development Phase
Dr. Bruce Lampinen, UCCE Walnut Specialist, UC Davis

10:00am – Break; Trade Show open

10:30am – California Walnut Board Update
California Walnut Board

11:00am – Updates on Walnut Blight Control
Dr. Jim Adaskaveg, Plant Pathology, UC Riverside

11:30am – Spraying Carefully to get the Most out of your Pesticide Dollar
Dr. Franz Niederholzer, UCCE Farm Advisor, Sutter, Yuba & Colusa Counties

Noon – Complimentary Lunch

Almonds (1.5 hours CE credits / 2.5 hours CCA credits, pending approval)
1:15pm – Diagnosis and Management of Canker Diseases of Almond
Dr. Florent Trouillas, UCCE Plant Pathology Specialist, Kearney Agricultural Research and Extension Center

1:45pm – Water Management in Almonds: Spotlight on Early Season
Allan Fulton, UCCE Irrigation and Water Resources Advisor, Tehama, Colusa, Glenn & Shasta Counties

2:15pm – Almond Board of California Update
Almond Board of California

2:45pm – Break; Trade Show open

3:15pm – Whole Almond Orchard Recycling and the Effect on Second Generation Tree Growth, Yield & Fertility
Dr. Brent Holtz, UCCE Farm Advisor, San Joaquin County

3:45pm – Navel Orangeworm Management Update
Dr. Emily Symmes, UCCE Sacramento Valley Area IPM Advisor

4:15pm – Butte-Yuba-Sutter Water Quality Coalition Update
Rachel Castanon, Program Coordinator, Butte County Farm Bureau


January 31, 2018
8:00 am - 5:00 pm


Dani Lightle
Luke Milliron


Silver Dollar Fairgrounds
2357 Fair St
Chico, CA 95928 United States
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