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South Sacramento Valley Prune Day

February 21 @ 8:00 am - 12:30 pm

South Sacramento Valley Prune Day
Veterans Memorial Hall, 1425 Veterans Memorial Circle, Yuba City

Thursday, February 21st, 8am-12:30PM followed by hosted lunch

–Thanks to Sunsweet Growers Inc.–

2.0 hours PCA CE approved (0.5 L&R; 1.5 Other)

3.5 hours CCA CE approved (0.5 NM, 1.5 PM, 1.0 CM, 0.5 PD)

Agenda:

8:00 AM Registration & Coffee and Refreshments (Thanks to Wilbur-Ellis Co)

8:15 AM Prune Rootstock Review, 2018, Luke Milliron, UCCE Orchard Systems Advisor; Glenn, Butte and Tehama Counties

8:45 AM Phellinus in prunes., Bob Johnson, UC Davis Plant Pathology Department

9:15 AM Laws and Regulations Update, Sutter and Yuba County Ag Commissioner Representatives TBD

9:45 AM Break

10:00 AM Flower, Foliar and Fruit Disease Management, Jim Adaskaveg, Professor, UC Riverside Department of Plant Pathology

10:45 AM California Dried Plum Board updates, Donn Zea, Executive Director, California Dried Plum Board

11:15 AM Updates: current CA Dried Plum Board research plus canker research, Drew Wolter, CDPB/ABC hort intern with UCCE and Franz Niederholzer, UCCE Orchard Systems Advisor; Colusa/Sutter/Yuba Co

11:45 AM Heat at bloom update, Franz Niederholzer, UCCE Orchard Systems Advisor; Colusa/Sutter/Yuba Co

12:00 PM Nitrogen management in prunes, Franz Niederholzer, UCCE Orchard Systems Advisor; Colusa/Sutter/Yuba Co

12:30 PM Hosted Lunch (Thank you, Sunsweet Dryers, Inc.)

Details

Date:
February 21
Time:
8:00 am - 12:30 pm

Organizer

Franz Niederholzer

Venue

Yuba City-Veterans Memorial Hall
1425 Veteran's Memorial Circle
Yuba City, CA 95993 United States
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