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Sutter-Yuba-Colusa Walnut Day

February 28 @ 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm


February 28th, 12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. *Please note date change*
Veterans Memorial Hall, 1425 Veteran’s Memorial Circle, Yuba City

12:00 p.m. Registration (please register by 12:55 p.m. Allow time to park)

1:00 p.m. Welcome & Moderator

Janine Hasey, UC Cooperative Extension Farm Advisor, Sutter/Yuba/Colusa Counties Program Pest Management

1:05 p.m. 2019 Pesticide regulation updates

Sean Nelson, Ag Biologist, Sutter County Agricultural Dept. Mitigating codling moth and navel orangeworm damage in walnuts and Pacific Flatheaded borer alert

Emily Symmes, UCCE Area Integrated Pest Management Advisor, Sacramento Valley
Walnut blight – Host resistance, copper sensitivity shifts, antibiotics, and what’s on the

Jim Adaskaveg, Plant Pathologist, UC Riverside

Break 2:30 Refreshments Courtesy of Diamond Foods Marketing

2:50 p.m. Working For the Future

California Walnut Board (CWB) and California Walnut Commission (CWC)

Panel Participants
Michelle Connelly – Executive Director (CWB) and CEO (CWC)
Pam Graviet – Senior Marketing Director, International
Carl Eidsath – Technical Director
Jennifer Olmstead – Marketing Domestic, Domestic PR
Bill Carriere – Chairman of the CWC, Grower, Handler

Q & A session

3:35 p.m. Irrigating walnuts with quality and cost savings in mind

Bruce Lampinen, UCCE Walnut Specialist, UC Davis

Labor saving strategies and 2018 field observations
Janine Hasey

4:30 p.m. Adjourn 

Sponsored by: University of California Cooperative Extension,
Sutter/Yuba/Colusa Counties
Co-Sponsored by: Sutter County Agricultural Department
1.5 (.5 regs) PCA credit approved
2.5 CCA credit (pending)

Parking at Veterans Hall: Parking is limited at Veteran’s Hall. There is spillover parking on

Memorial Circle and street parking on Poole. Please do not park in patient parking at Health Dept.


February 28
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm


Janine Hasey
jkhasey AT ucanr.edu


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