The UC ANR Academic HR Unit has begun recruitment for an Area Cooperative Extension Orchard Systems Advisor position (AP#17.14) in Stockton, Joaquin County. See the pdf attached for all details!
Joe Produce Search is recruiting for a client in the Sacramento Valley for a Plant Manager position.
Plant Manager ~ Chico, CA
We are a family owned business that produces, processes and markets ten different varieties of California walnuts that are shipped all over the world year-round. Due to the recent retirement of our Plant Manager, we are eagerly looking for a motivated and talented individual who is interested in a manufacturing leadership role with an organization that can offer strong career growth.
Part of what makes us a great company to work for is that we make a conscious effort to treat all of our employees like they are part of the family. We are very proud of the fact that many of our employees have been with us for over 20 years!
The ideal candidate will have proven experience leading a food manufacturing plant, be forward thinking and able to interact with all levels of the organization. This person will play a critical role in the company and will have responsibility for direct oversight on production scheduling, food /plant safety, overall plant maintenance, employee development and inventory control.
We are a company that has made a commitment to grow and expand in the next 5 years and is seeking someone who is ready to be a part of our continued success
See attached job description for more details.
If interested please contact, Caryn Wong, executive search consultant at Joe Produce Search. You may send any questions or resumes directly to Caryn@joeproduce.com
- Author: Kevin Taniguchi
Position Description: Student Assistant III (orchard)
The job consists of collecting plant samples and physiological data on fruit trees grown at the USDA, ARS, Davis, National Clonal Germplasm Repository. The NCGR maintains a living collection of fruit and nut trees and grapevines.
Plant sample collecting at Wolfskill Experimental Orchard in Winters, CA. and some responsibilities include preparation and record keeping for a research project.
Requirements: The successful candidate will demonstrate interest in working outdoors with plants. Prior experience working with plants is highly desirable. Must provide their own transportation to and from the repository office (approx. 2 miles west of campus core, no parking fees). Needs to have a current CA driver's license. Must be capable of lifting 25 lbs. and climb ladders. Must be responsible, reliable, punctual.
Interested applicants should contact Mary Parker with resume.
The short course "Advances in Pistachio Production" was held November 14-November 16 in Visalia. The agenda and presentations are available now on the course website at
The presentations from the Statewide Pistachio Day 2018, which took place January 17th are available by following the links below.
2018 Statewide Pistachio Day
Recorded: 1/17/2018 8:00:00 AM
The Food Safety Modernization Act: Agriculture Water Testing Requirements for Pistachio Growers
Recorded: 1/17/2018 8:15:00 AM
Mycotoxins and their Impact on Pistachio Export Markets
Recorded: 1/17/2018 8:50:00 AM
Carbohydrate Relations in Pistachio - Alernate Bearing and Yield
Recorded: 1/17/2018 10:00:00 AM
Q & A: Carbohydrate Relations in Pistachio - Alernate Bearing and Yield
Recorded: 1/17/2018 10:00:00 AM
Studies on Pistachio Flower Quality and Development as Influenced by Low Chill in California
Recorded: 1/17/2018 10:30:00 AM
Louise Ferguson, UC Cooperative Extension Specialist, Pistachio, UC Davis and Kearney Agriculture Research and Extension Center, Parlier
Floral Bud Drop in Pistachios: Causes and Reduction
Recorded: 1/17/2018 11:00:00 AM
Pistachio Yield as Affected by Integrated Soil Characteristics: Salinity/Soil Quality Update
Recorded: 1/17/2018 1:15:00 PM
Getting Up-to-Date on the Aflatoxin issue on Pistachio
Recorded: 1/17/2018 2:00:00 PM
David Haviland, UC Cooperative Extension Advisor, Kern County
Navel Orangeworm: Management Decisions and Mating Disruption
Recorded: 1/17/2018 2:30:00 PM
Navel Orangeworm Mating Disruption Product Options
Recorded: 1/17/2018 3:00:00 PM
Small Bugs and Stink Bugs on Pistachio
Recorded: 1/17/2018 3:20:00 PM
Kris Tollerup, UC Cooperative Extension IPM Advisor, Kearney Agriculture Research and Extension Center, Parlier
Leaffooted Bug on Pistachio
Recorded: 1/17/2018 3:40:00 PM