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Lake County Walnut Update

June 7 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Free

Sponsors

University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE)

Lake County Department of Agriculture

California Walnut Board (CWB)

1.0 hours CalDPR (0.5 Laws & Regs, 0.5 Other) CE hours requested

 Schedule

8:00   Registration & Coffee (refreshments sponsored by CWB)

8:30   Welcome & announcements

          Review of the 2017 season and outlook for 2018 (grower roundtable)

          Rachel Elkins, UCCE Pomology Farm Advisor, Lake & Mendocino Counties

9:00   Walnut husk fly biology & control

Bob Van Steenwyk, Extension Entomologist (Emeritus), UC Berkeley

9:30   School Notification Regulation overview & requirements

Katherine Vanderwall, Deputy Ag Commissioner, Lake County Department of Agriculture

9:50   USDA-NRCS programs & update

          Korinn Woodard, District Conservationist, USDA-NRCS, Lakeport

10:10 Lake County Irrigated Lands Program update

          Brenna Sullivan, Executive Director, Lake County Farm Bureau

10:30 BREAK & Refreshments

11:00 Today, Tomorrow & Years to Come

          California Walnut Board Staff, Folsom 

11:30 California walnut breeding program overview & plans

Patrick Brown, Associate Professor & Nuts Crops Breeder, UC Davis

12:00 ADJOURN

 

Directions to Scotts Valley Women’s Club

From Hwy. 29 in Lakeport, take the Scotts Valley Road exit and go west (away from the lake).

Just past the packing shed (on your right) there is a bridge crossing Scotts Creek.

Immediately after crossing the bridge, Hendricks Road will turn to the left.

The Women’s Club will be on your right shortly after taking this turn.

Venue

Scotts Valley Women’s Club
2298 Hendricks Road
Lakeport, CA 95453 United States
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