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Central Coast Counties Walnut Institute set for March 13

When: March 13, 8:30 a.m. to noon

Where: 649 San Benito Street, Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Hollister, Calif.

Agenda:

8:30 – Walnut husk fly management and impacts on nut quality – Bill Coates, University of California (UC) Cooperative Extension (UCCE) Farm Advisor, San Benito, Santa Cruz, Santa Clara, and Monterey counties

9:00 – Pesticide regulation update – Christy Clayton, San Benito County Agricultural Commissioner’s Office

9:30 – Walnut variety update, blackline resistance – Bill Coates

10:00 – Codling moth management – Bob Van Steenwyk, Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management, UC Berkeley

10:30 – Managing vertebrae pests – Roger Baldwin, IPM Wildlife Pest Management Advisor, UC Kearney Agricultural Center

11:00 – Walnut canopy management: UC findings over 40 years – Dave Ramos, Research Director, California Walnut Board, Extension Specialist Emeritus, UC Davis

11:30 – California Walnut Board/Walnut Commission activities – Dennis Balint, CEO, California Walnut Board/California Walnut Commission

Continuing education credit has been applied for with the California Department of Pesticide Regulation.

Enter the building from the main (west) entrance facing San Benito Street.

For further information, contact Coates at (831) 637-5346 or bwwcoates@ucdavis.edu.

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