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Lake County Walnut Update
June 7 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pmFree
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
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
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.