Advances in Walnut Production Course
Monday, November 5 - Wednesday, November 7, 2018
UC Davis, Activities and Recreation Center Ballroom
Plan to join us for this integrated orchard management short course featuring UC faculty, Cooperative Extension specialists and farm advisors, and USDA researchers who will provide an in-depth, comprehensive study of all phases of walnut culture and production.
The program is based on the latest information and research and will cover the fundamental principles that form the basis for practical decisions and include Q&A for each session, quality time with instructors and networking opportunities.
Who should attend: New and experienced growers as well as other industry members interested in commercial walnut production.
For more information, see the full agenda here!
- Three full days of instruction with over 45 presentations
- Binders with presentations
- PCA & CCA credits (pending approval)
If you would like to be notified when registration is open, sign up to receive an email HERE.
Register to learn more about:
- Orchard planning, design and development
- Walnut variety and rootstock selection
- Evaluation and modification of water and soils
- Tree propagation, training, pruning and canopy management
- Bud development and pollination management
- Irrigation scheduling
- Proper use and maintenance of irrigation systems
- Mineral nutrition and fertilization
- Management of weeds, vertebrate pests
- Integrated pest management of insects and diseases
- Considerations for replanting orchards
- Quality & harvest concerns
- Economics of walnut farming and marketing