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Prune Breeding Program & Research Tour

July 31, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

We would like to invite the Prune Industry to a field day on Wednesday, July 31st, at the UC Wolfskill Experimental Orchards in Winters, California. The field day will provide an opportunity to view new prune selections and discuss future test trials. This year we will have an afternoon program hosted by local farm advisors Luke, Katherine & Franz with additional discussions and field stops in the Winters area.

Time: 9:00 am – 3 pm
Date: July 31, 2019
Place: Wolfskill Experimental Orchards
4334 Putah Creek
Winters, CA 95694
Please meet us in the Wolfskill field headquarters building. RSVP for lunch here.

Tentative Agenda:

9:00-11:00 Prune Breeding Program, Sarah Castro

11::00-11:15 Trichoderma Research Update, Bob Johnson

11:30-12:00 Wolfskill Rootstock Research Update, Kat Jarvis-Shean

12:00-1:00 Lunch

1:00-1:20 Carbohydrate dynamics & potential for prune research, Maciej Zwieniecki

1:20-2:10 Open discussion on future research needs, goals

2:10-2:30 Drive to seedling block at UC Davis

2:30-3:00 Seedling block on campus, Sarah Castro



July 31, 2019
9:00 am - 3:00 pm


Luke Milliron
lkmilliron AT ucanr.edu


Wolfskill Experimental Orchards
4334 Putah Creek
Winters, CA 95694
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