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Virtual UCCE Statewide Walnut Day

February 16 @ 9:00 am

UCCE Virtual Walnut Series
February 16 and 17, 2021 | 9:00 AM-12:00 PM

Agenda – Tuesday, February 16

  • 9:00 AM – Opening Remarks and HousekeepingKari Arnold, UCCE Area Orchard and Vineyard Systems, Stanislaus County
  • 9:05 AM – Early Season Water ManagementKari Arnold, UCCE Area Orchard and Vineyard Systems, Stanislaus County
  • 9:20 AM – An Overview of UC Walnut Varieties and the Walnut Improvement Program: Can we Surpass Chandler? – Pat Brown, Professor, UC Davis and Nut Crops Breeder
  • 9:55 AM – California Walnuts Industry UpdatePam Graviet, Director, International Marketing | Jennifer Williams, Marketing Director, Domestic Advertising | Josh Rahm, Director, Technical and Regulatory Affairs, California Walnut Commission
  • 10:30 AM – Walnut Training UpdateBruce Lampinen, UCCE Orchard Management Specialist, UC Davis
  • 11:05 AM – The Four R’s of Nitrogen ManagementKatherine Jarvis-Shean, UCCE Orchard Systems Advisor, Capitol Corridor
  • 11:40 AM – Walnut Whole Orchard Recycling: Early ResultsLuke Milliron, Orchard Systems Advisor, Glenn and Tehama Counties

Agenda – Wednesday, February 17

  • 9:00 AM – Opening Remarks and HousekeepingKari Arnold, UCCE Area Orchard and Vineyard Systems, Stanislaus County
  • 9:05 AM – Managing Rodent Pests in Walnuts – What’s New?Roger Baldwin, UCCE Specialist, UC Davis
  • 9:40 AM – Walnut Rootstocks and DiseasesElizabeth Fichtner, UCCE Farm Advisor, Tulare County | Greg Browne, USDA Research Plant Pathologist
  • 10:40 AM – Blight UpdateJim Adaskaveg, Professor and Plant Pathologist, UC Riverside
  • 11:15 AM – Navel Orange Worm, Codling Moth and Pacific Flathead Borer UpdatesJhalendra Rijal, UCCE IPM Advisor, San Joaquin, Stanislaus, and Merced Counties

 

Details

Date:
February 16
Time:
9:00 am

Venue

Online through Zoom

Organizer

UC ANR Program Support
Phone:
530-750-1257
Email:
anrprogramsupport@ucanr.edu