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Virtual UCCE Statewide Prune Day

February 24 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Virtual UCCE Statewide Prune Day

Wednesday February 24, 2021

Held via Zoom

Register here: Virtual UCCE Statewide Prune Day Registration – February 24 (ucanr.edu)

Agenda:

8:30       Update on Laws and Regulations
Butte County Ag Commissioner’s Office.

9:00       Update on New UC Davis Prune Cultivars
Sarah Castro, UC Davis Department of Plant Sciences

9:30       Cytospora Canker Management Update
Dr. Themis Michailides — UC Davis Plant Pathology Specialist

10:00    Phellinus Wood Rot Management Update
Daisy Hernandez, PhD Candidate, UC Davis Plant Pathology

10:30    Break

10:45    A Grower Perspective on Young Tree Training and Orchard Pruning for Sustainable High Yields
Joe Turkovich, Grower in Winters, CA

11:15    Best Practices for Sustainable Production of Large Fruit Throughout the Year
Franz Niederholzer, UCCE Farm Advisor Colusa, Sutter, and Yuba Counties

11:45    Prune Board Update & Production Research Update
Donn Zea, Executive Director, California Prune Board

Meeting Content Questions? Call Luke Milliron. Cell: (530) 828-9666

Technical (Zoom) Questions? Email: anrprogramsupport@ucanr.edu

Details

Date:
February 24
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Venue

Online through Zoom

Organizer

UC ANR Program Support
Phone:
530-750-1257
Email:
anrprogramsupport@ucanr.edu