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2024 UCCE Sacramento Valley Pistachio Meeting

February 21 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

2.0 hours of DPR CE hours requested (0.5 Laws, 1.5 Other)

8:00 AM            Economics of Pistachio Production
Jay Sayre, UC ANR CE Specialist, UC Davis

8:30 AM            Laws & Regulations Update
 Molly Mathews, Yolo County Agricultural Commissioner’s Office

9:00 AM            What pistachio growers can learn about soil health from almond research
 Vivian Wauters, Project Scientist, UC SAREP

9:30 AM            Dormancy Research Update & Tools; Feedback Session: Employees training needs
Kat Jarvis-Shean, UCCE Sacramento-Solano-Yolo 

9:55 AM            Resource Conservation Incentive Opportunities

10:00 AM         Break

10:20 AM         Fungal Disease Management in Pistachio
Themis Michailides, UC Cooperative Extension Specialist

10:50 AM         Do plant-parasitic nematodes damage pistachios?
Andreas Westphal, UC Riverside Nematode Specialist

11:20 AM         Insecticide programs for Gill’s mealybug; Look out for Carpophilus beetle
David Haviland, UCCE Kern County
Sudan Gyawaly, UCCE Sac Valley

12:00 PM          Adjourn


February 21
8:00 am - 12:00 pm


Katherine Jarvis-Shean
kjarvisshean AT ucanr.edu


Norton Hall
70 Cottonwood Street
Woodland, CA 95695
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