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Tree Fruit Grower Workshops

Foothill Grower's Tree Fruit Meeting, February 9, 2016

  • Welcome. Update on weather statistics & disease management, Lynn Wunderlich, UCCE Farm Advisor, Central Sierra
  • How to count winter chill, Katherine Pope, UCCE Orchard Systems Advisor, Sacramento-Solano-Yolo Counties
  • Understanding how fruit trees work, Ted DeJong, Professor of Plant Science, UC Davis
  • Ag. Commissioner Laws and Regs Update, Charlene Carveth, El Dorado County Agriculture Commissioner
  • The Wild Farm Alliance-promoting viable agriculture that restores and protects wild nature, Jo Ann Baumgartner, Wild Farm Alliance Director.
  • Apple Culture: Tricks of our Trade, Jeff Colombini, Lodi Farming Inc., 2013 “Good Fruit” Grower of the Year, Jeff manages ~500 acres of apples.

Foothill Grower's Tree Fruit Meeting, February 18, 2014

  • Update on precipitation and chilling hours, by Lynn Wunderlich, U.C. Cooperative Extension Farm Advisor, Central Sierra
  • The Brown Marmorated Stink Bug: Coming soon to an orchard near you?, by Chuck Ingels, U.C. Cooperative Extension Farm Advisor, Sacramento County
  • Advances in Fireblight Control, by Rachel Elkins, Ken Johnson, Todd Temple, Steve Lindow, Chuck Ingels, and Broc Zoller, ANR, Oregon State University
  • Codling Moth Control Strategies: a Valley Perspective, by Mike Devencenzi, Devencenzi Ag Pest Management and Research
  • Irrigating orchards during times of drought, by Ken Shackel, U.C. Irrigation Specialist
  • The Food Safety Modernization Act: What you should know, by Trevor Suslow, U.C. Food Safety Specialist

Foothill Grower's Tree Fruit Meeting, February 15, 2012

 Foothill Grower's Tree Fruit Meeting, March 2, 2010