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Upcoming Events

51st Quad-County Walnut Institute

February 28, 2023

7:30AM to 12:00PM

at the Robert J. Cabral Agricultural Center, Evelyn Costa Assembly Room 2
2101 E. Earhart Ave., Stockton, CA 95206-3949


2 hrs DPR CE Credits Pending

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Registration and CE credit Sign-Ins, Coffee/ refreshments

8:00 - 8:05 AM Welcome and Introductions
Mohamed Nouri, UCCE Orchard Systems Advisor, San Joaquin County
8:05 - 8:35 AM Mold Infections and Their Management in Walnuts & Whole Orchard Recycling
Mohamed Nouri, UCCE Orchard Systems Advisor, San Joaquin County
8:35 - 9:05 AM Updates on Walnut Husk Fly, Flatheaded Borer, and Worm Pests
Jhalendra Rijal, UCCE Area IPM Advisor for North San Joaquin Valley
9:05 - 9:35 AM Management and Environmental Impacts on Walnut Quality
Bruce Lampinen, UC ANR Pomology Extension Specialist, UC Davis
9:35 - 10:05 AM New Research on the Benefits of Cover Cropping in Orchards
Vivian Wauters, Postdoctoral Scholar, Department of Plant Sciences, UC Davis
10:05 - 10:20 AM Break
10:20 - 10:50 AM California Walnut Industry Update
Robert Verloop, CEO California Walnut Board
10:50 - 11:20 AM Managing Infiltration Problems & Related Impacts and Diseases
Cameron Zuber, UCCE Farm Advisor, Merced County
11:20 - 11:50 AM Phytophthora Root and Crown Rot and Paradox Canker Disease in Walnuts
Jaime Ott, UCCE Orchard Systems Advisor, Tehama County
11:50 - 12:00 PM Closing