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South Sacramento Valley Prune Grower Meeting

March 3, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Annual UCCE South Sacramento Valley Prune Meeting
Co-sponsored by Sutter Co Ag Commissioner’s Office
Friday, March 3, 2017
7:45 AM – 12:15 PM followed by hosted lunch
Veterans Memorial Hall, 1425 Veterans Memorial Circle, Yuba City
PCA and CCA CE Hours requested

Refreshments courtesy of Helena Chemical Company

7:45 AM                       Registration & Coffee and Donuts
8:00 AM                       Laws and Regulations Update
Jan Kendel, Sutter Co Ag Commissioner’s Office
8:30 AM                       Prune Rootstock Options
Rich Buchner, UCCE Orchard Systems Advisor & County Director, Tehama Co
9:00 AM                       Wood decay 101
Bob Johnson, UC Davis Plant Pathology Department
9:30 AM                       Canker Disease Management
Franz Niederholzer, UCCE Orchard Systems Advisor; Colusa/Sutter/Yuba Co
from work by Themis Michailides, UCCE Plant Pathology Specialist

10:15 AM                    Break

10:30 AM                    Flower, Foliar and Fruit Disease Management
Jim Adaskaveg, Professor, UC Riverside Department of Plant Pathology
11:15 AM                    California Dried Plum Board updates
Donn Zea, Executive Director, California Dried Plum Board
11:45 AM                    Getting away from boom or bust cropping in prunes:  What are we learning?
Franz Niederholzer, UCCE Orchard Systems Advisor; Colusa/Sutter/Yuba Co

12:15 PM                     Hosted Lunch



March 3, 2017
8:00 am - 12:00 pm


Franz Niederholzer
fjniederholzer AT ucanr.edu