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North Sacramento Valley Almond & Walnut Day

January 30 @ 7:00 am - 2:00 pm


Wednesday, January 30th
7:00am – 2:00pm
Glenn County Fairgrounds, Orland CA
***Please note venue change this year, as a result of use of the Chico venue as a FEMA/Red Cross evacuation site from the Camp Fire.***


7:00am – Registration, Trade show open

8:00am – Laws and Regulations Update. Marcie Skelton, Glenn County Agricultural Commissioner

8:30am – Mite Control in Almonds – David Haviland, UCCE IPM Advisor, Kern County

9:00am – Walnut Husk Fly Management – Dr. Bob VanSteenwyk, Entomology Specialist Emeritus, UC Berkeley

9:30am – Preventing and Managing Walnut Crown Gall – Dr. Dan Kleupfel, Plant Pathologist, USDA ARS, Davis

10:00am – Break; Trade Show Open

10:45am – Butte-Yuba-Sutter Water Quality Coalition Update – Rachel Castanon, Program Coordinator, Butte County Farm Bureau

11:00am – Navel Orangeworm Research Updates– Dr. Emily Symmes, UCCE IPM Advisor, Sacramento Valley

11:30 – Early Season Irrigation: Do We Know When to Start? – Dr. Ken Shackel, Department of Plant Sciences, UC Davis

12:00pm – Lunch

1:00pm – Botryosphaeria and Band Canker update – Dr. Themis Michailides, UCCE Plant Pathology Specialist, Kearney Agricultural Research and Education Center

1:30pm –Weed Management in Young Orchards – Dr. Brad Hanson, UCCE Weed Specialist, UC Davis

2:00pm – Adjourn


January 30
7:00 am - 2:00 pm


Dani Lightle
Luke Milliron


Glenn County Fairgrounds
221 E Yolo St
Orland, CA 95963 United States
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