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UCCE Southern Sac Valley Prune Day

March 1, 2022 @ 8:00 am - 12:15 pm

1.0 hours PCA CE requested (0.5 L&R; 0.5 Other)

3.5 hours CCA CE requested (1.0 PM, 0.5 S&WM; 1.5 CM, 0.5 PD)

7:30 AM                   Registration & Coffee and Refreshments.

8:00 AM                   Prune production in challenging times.

                                   Franz Niederholzer, UCCE Advisor, Colusa and Sutter/Yuba Counties

8:30 AM                   Cytospora management in prune orchards

                                    Dr. Themis Michailides, UC Davis Plant Pathologist, UC Kearney

9:00 AM                   Update on mechanical hedging in prunes.

                                   Dr. Rich Rosecrance, Professor, CSU Chico

9:30 AM                   Break

9:45 AM                   UC prune rootstock trials

                                   Luke Milliron, UCCE Orchard Advisor, Butte/Glenn/Tehama Cos

10:15 AM                 Update on potential new prune cultivars from UC Davis

                                    Sarah Castro, UC Davis Plant Sciences Department

 10:45 AM                 California Prune Board update
                                   Donn Zea & Kiaran Locy, California Prune Board Activities

 11:15 AM                 Irrigation best practices in prunes.

                                  Luke Milliron, UCCE Orchard Advisor, Butte/Glenn/Tehama Cos

11: 45 AM                Prune grower regulatory update.

                                   Matt Bozzo, Yuba Co Ag Comm; Sean Nelson, Sutter Co Ag Comm  

12:15 PM                 Hosted Lunch (Thank you, CPB!)


March 1, 2022
8:00 am - 12:15 pm
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Franz Niederholzer


142 Garden Highway, Yuba City
142 Garden Highway
Yuba City, CA 95991 United States
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