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Spring Almond and Walnut Nutrient and Water Management Field Day

March 13 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm

Please join us on Tuesday, March 13th from 8:30 am to 1:00 pm to partcipate in talks and rotating sessions on best water and nutrient management practices. This event is co-sponsored by UC Cooperative Extension, UC Davis, CDFA-FREP and the Almond Board of California.

8:30-9:00-Registration and coffee
Group Talks:
9:00 am-9:30- ABC Overview and Almond Sustainability Program (Spencer Cooper)
9:30-10:00 am- Water and N management for integrated hull rot management (Franz Niederholzer)

Rotating Stations (10:00-12:30pm)
• Barriers to Adoption of Nitrogen Management Practices (Jessica Rudnick, Sat Darshan S. Khalsa, Stephanie Tatge)
• Nitrogen management BMP’s in walnut (Katherine Jarvis-Shean)
• Managing boron in irrigation water (Patrick Brown)
• Forward Tissue sampling and overview of BMP trials to manage N and water (Sebastian Saa and Miguel Guillen)
• Tools: Irrigation efficiency and Timing (Allan Fulton)
• CASP online tools (Spencer Cooper)

Lunch to follow

A similar program is planned for Chowchilla on 3/20 and Corning on 3/27.

Details

Date:
March 13
Time:
8:30 am - 1:00 pm
Website:
https://www.curesworks.org/pdfs/ce/20180313AlmondBoardAgenda.pdf

Venue

Nickels Soil Lab
Greenbay Rd
Arbuckle, CA United States

Organizer

UCCE

Other

Crop Type
Almonds, Walnuts
Nutrient Management Focus
High
Region
Other (outside of Central Valley)
Event Type
Field Day