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Walnut Field Day

June 7 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am

Tuesday, June 7, 2022 | 8:30am

8:30-9:00: Sign-in and refreshments
Refreshments courtesy of PMS Instrument Company and PressureBomb Express

9:00-10:00: Clonal ‘Paradox’ Walnut Rootstock Plot Tour
• Discuss growth characteristics and yield performance of commercially available clonal ‘Paradox’ rootstocks and new clonal ‘Paradox’ genotypes developed by the University of California, USDA-ARS, and UCCE
• Walk through replicated research plot consisting of ‘Chandler’ on eight rootstocks
Janine Hasey, UCCE Farm Advisor Emeritus, Sutter/Yuba/Colusa Counties
Luke Milliron, UCCE Farm Advisor, Butte/Glenn/Tehama Counties

10:00-11:30 Hands-on Pressure Chamber Workshop
• Discuss using the plant-based pressure chamber for irrigation timing
• Practice using the pressure chamber and learn how to interpret the results
Speakers include:
Luke Milliron, UCCE Farm Advisor, Butte/Glenn/Tehama Counties
Bruce Lampinen, UC Davis, Walnut Specialist Ken Shackel, UC Davis, Plant Science Professor Curt Pierce, UCCE Area Irrigation & Water Resources Advisor, Glenn/Tehama/Colusa/Shasta Counties Janine Hasey, UCCE Farm Advisor Emeritus, Sutter/Yuba/Colusa Counties Clarissa Reyes, UCCE Orchard Systems Staff Research Associate, Butte/Glenn/Tehama Counties

Details

Date:
June 7
Time:
8:30 am - 11:30 am
Website:
http://www.sacvalleyorchards.com/event/walnut-field-day-2022/

Venue

4549 Railroad Ave
4549 Railroad Ave
Yuba City, CA 95991
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Other

Crop Type
Walnuts
Region
North
Event Type
Field Day