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Nickels Field Day

May 10, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm


Morning, May 10th. We’ll meet at the Green Bay Road location in Arbuckle.
Full agenda will be posted when available.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Green Bay Rd., Arbuckle, CA

1.0 hour PCA CE credits requested

2.5 hours CCA CE credit requests


8:30 a.m. — Registration

Coffee and Donuts provided by Farm Credit Services of Colusa-Glenn, ACA

9:00 a.m. — Field Topics:

Site specific irrigation in almonds: update

Shrini Upadhyaya, Professor, UC Davis Biological & Agricultural Engineering Dept.

Botryosphaeria in walnuts

Themis Michailides, UCCE Plant Pathology Specialist, UC Davis/UC Kearney Ag Center

Janine Hasey, UCCE Farm Advisor & County Director, Sutter/Yuba Counties

Hedging walnuts

      Bruce Lampinen, UCCE Extension Specialist, UC Davis Plant Sciences Department

Thousand cankers disease in walnuts

      Steve Seybold, UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology

Almond variety selection

      Dani Lightle, UCCE Farm Advisor, Glenn, Tehama and Butte Counties

Canker disease in almonds 

Leslie Holland, UC Davis Plant Pathology Department

Foliar and bloom disease management in almonds

Jim Adaskaveg, UC Riverside Department of Plant Pathology

Nitrogen and potassium nutrition in almond.

Franz Niederholzer, UCCE Farm Advisor, Colusa and Sutter/Yuba Countie


12:15 pm – BBQ Tri-Tip Lunch by reservation.

RSVP to the UCCE Colusa Office at (530) 458-0570 $15 prepaid, $20 at the door

Prepared by and proceeds to the Pierce High School (Arbuckle, CA) FFA Program


Program organized by Franz Niederholzer, Farm Advisor,

University of California Cooperative Extension, Colusa and Sutter/Yuba Counties


May 10, 2017
8:00 am - 1:00 pm


Franz Niederholzer


Nickel’s Soil Lab Estate
38.965530, -122.074804 + Google Map