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North San Joaquin Valley Cling Peach Seminar set for Dec. 4

When: Dec. 4, 2008

8:30 a.m. – Noon

Where: Stanislaus County Agricultural Center

Service and Crows Landing Roads, Modesto, Calif.

Sponsored by UC Cooperative Extension & the Cling Peach Board.

1.5 hrs. Continuing Education Credits, includes .5 hr of Laws & Regs.

— 8:00 a.m. – Registration, coffee, snack and socializing

— 8:30 a.m. • Cutting Labor and Input Costs – Ted DeJong, UC Davis

• New Rootstock Considerations – Ted DeJong, UC Davis

• Control Strategies & New Materials for Insect Control in Peaches – Walt Bentley, UC Cooperative Extension, Kearney Ag Center

• Cling Peach Board Business: Discussion of Industry Research Needs; Board Member Nominations – Jim Melban, Cling Peach Board

• Regulation Changes for Orchard Crops: Laws & Regs. – Gary Casari, Ag Commissioner, Stanislaus County

• Mechanical Pre-Thinning – Maxwell Norton, UC Cooperative Extension, Merced County Noon

Lunch hosted by the Cling Peach Board.

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