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UCCE Virtual Statewide Walnut Meeting

February 22, 2022 - February 23, 2022

Save the date for February 22-23, 2022 for the UCCE Virtual Statewide Walnut Meeting!

Agenda and registration can be found HERE.

February 22nd – Day 1 Topics Pests and Diseases

3.5 hrs of DPR CE Credits

  • Managing Walnut Scale, an Insidious Pest in California Walnut Orchards
  • Research Updates on Major Walnut Pests-Navel Orangeworm, Codling Moth, and Walnut Husk Fly
  • Biology and Management of Flatheaded Borer in Walnuts
  • California Walnut Industry Update
  • Investigating Botryosphaeria/Phomopsis Diseases of Walnut in San Joaquin and Stanislaus Counties
  • Walnut Mold Management
  • Identifying Diseases of Walnut and Management Strategies

February 23 – Day 2 Topics General Orchard Management

  • Let the Tree Tell You when it’s Time to Start Irrigating
  • Walnut Whole Orchard Recycling (WOR): Early Results
  • Evaluating Different Cover Crop Mixes for Nitrogen Management in Walnut Orchards
  • Management and Environmental Impacts on Walnut Quality
  • Best Management Plans for Walnut Orchard Fertility and Salinity Management
  • Walnut Improvement Program (WIP) Updates
  • International Nut Markets: Economic Fundamentals for Walnuts
  • Five years of SGMA: Lessons Learned and New Challenges


February 22, 2022
February 23, 2022