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41st Annual Quad-County Walnut Institute Feb. 17

41st Annual Quad-County Walnut Institute Feb. 17

Thursday, February 17, 2011

8:00 a.m. - Noon

Harvest Hall, Stanislaus County Ag Center

Corner of Crows Landing and Service Roads, Modesto

8:00 Update on the New Walnut Varieties

Kathy Kelley Anderson, UCCE Farm Advisor, Stanislaus County

8:30 Advances in Pheromone Mating Disruption for Codling Moth and Navel Orangeworm

Joe Grant, UCCE Farm Advisor, San Joaquin County

9:00 The State of the Walnut Industry: Report of the California

Marketing Board and the California Walnut Commission

Dennis Balint, Executive Director, CWB and CEO, CWC

9:30 Basic Irrigation Scheduling Using ET

David Doll, UCCE Farm Advisor, Merced County

10:00 Break

10:20 Controlling Walnut Husk Fly

Bob Van Steenwyk, UC Extension Entomologist, UC Berkeley 10:20

11:05 Blackline Resistant Rootstocks

Janet Caprile, UCCE Farm Advisor, Contra Costa County

11:30 Choosing Clonal Rootstocks for Disease Resistance

Wes Hackett, Walnut Rootstock Program, UC Davis

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