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Spring Almond & Walnut Nutrient and Water Management Field Day

March 27 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm

Free, RSVP requested

March 27th, 8:30am – 1pm.
California Almond Packers and Exporters (CAPEX)
21275 Simpson Rd, Corning. Field site is 1.2miles west of plant on Simpson Rd.

Please join us to participate in talks and rotating sessions on best water and nutrient management practices. This event is co-sponsored by UC Cooperative Extension, UC Davis, CDFA-FREP and the Almond Board of California. The field day will highlight recent experimental results on BMP trials conducted in collaboration between UCCE and Dr. Brown’s lab.

Agenda:

Group Talks:
8:30-9:00am – Welcome! Grower/management conversation about goals and practices, Matt Esteve
9:00-9:30am – ABC Overview and Almond Sustainability Program, Almond Board of California

Rotating Stations (9:30-12:30pm):
– Nitrogen Management BMP’s in walnut, Katherine Jarvis-Shean
Soil and water testing for planning and feedback, Luke Milliron
Forward tissue sampling and overview of BMP trials to manage N and waterPatrick Brown and Miguel Guillen
– 
Tools: Irrigation efficiency and timing, Allan Fulton
CASP online tools, Spencer Cooper

Lunch hosted by the Almond Board of California

4 hours of CCA CE hours requested.

RSVP online or by calling 530-527-3101

Details

Date:
March 27
Time:
8:30 am - 1:00 pm
Cost:
Free, RSVP requested

Organizer

Allan Fulton
Phone:
530-527-3101

Venue

CAPEX
39.957431, -122.268973 + Google Map