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Tehama County Prune Meeting

February 17 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

$15

Register for lunch by February 9, 2017

8:00 AM — REGISTRATION
PCA and Private Applicator sign-ups, Coffee and Doughnuts

8:25 AM — WELCOME & MEETING OVERVIEW
Host- Richard Buchner – Tehama County Cooperative Extension Office

8:30 AM — IMPORTANCE OF QUALITY AND FRUIT SIZE in CALIFORNIA PRUNE PRODUCTION
Melvin Ward – Sunsweet VP of Member Services & Dryer

9:00 AM — NEW ROOTSTOCKS FOR PRUNE
Richard Buchner –UCCE Farm Advisor, Tehama, Glenn & Butte Counties

9:30 AM — RETAIN AS A CROP MANAGEMENT TOOL
Franz Niederholzer – UCCE Farm Advisor, Sutter, Yuba & Colusa

10:00 AM — TEHAMA COUNTY AG COMMISSIONER REGULATORY PRESENTATION AND UPDATE
Tom Moss – Deputy Ag Commissioner

10:30 – 10:40 AM — BREAK

10:40 AM — NEMATODE BIOLOGY MANAGEMENT
Andreas Westphal, CE Nematology Specialist –Kearney Ag Center

11:10 AM — PRUNE DISEASE MANAGEMENT
Jim Adaskaveg-Professor and Plant Pathologist—UC Riverside

11:40 AM — CALIFORINA DRIED PLUM BOARD UPDATE
Donn Zea – Executive Director California Dried Plum Board

BUFFET LUNCH – Only by Prepaid Reservation–$15.00 per person

12:30 PM – – QUESTION & DISCUSSION PERIOD

 

Details

Date:
February 17
Time:
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
$15
Website:
http://ucanr.edu/survey/survey.cfm?surveynumber=19541

Organizer

Richard Buchner
Phone:
530-527-3101

Venue

Red Bluff Elks Lodge
355 Gilmore Road
Red Bluff, CA 96080
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