Mae Culumber

550 E. Shaw Avenue Ste. 210-B
Fresno, CA  93710
Phone: (559) 241-7526
Fax: (559) 241-7539

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In A Nutshell

Issue Articles Date Added
Almond Short Course Registration 8/28/19
Almond Cover Crop Survey 6/12/19
Pistachio orchard weed survey

UCCE researchers James Schaeffer and Kurt Hembree, and Dr. Anil Shrestha at CSU-Fresno are investigating the distribution of a newly emerging problem weed, Alkaliweed, in pistachio orchards. They would like to request your help to identify locations of this plant in the Southern San Joaquin Area.  Please see the attached announcement for a description of Alkaliweed and instructions for how to report sightings. 

3/7/19
Spring Almond Nutrient and Water Management Field Day

Please join us on Thursday, March 14th from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm for a field day to aid in promoting the best nitrogen and irrigation management practices by almond growers throughout California. This will take place on Chandler Farms, west of McCall on Adams avenue in Del Rey (see attached flyer). More information can be found here

3/1/19
Meeting Announcements

Please note these upcoming training opportunities!

More details can be found at

https://ucanr.edu/sites/Nut_Crops/

Hope to see you there!

 

2/19/19
SWEEP Training Opportunity

Apply for CDFA funding- State Water efficiency and Enhancement Program (SWEEP) and Healthy Soils Program (HSP). Receive up to $100,000 in grant funding to improve your on-farm water and energy efficiency and healthy soil practices through the grant funding programs. 

DATE: Thursday, February 21, 2019 from 9:00 PM – 11:00 AM

LOCATION: UC Kearney Agricultural Research and Extension Center in Parlier.

To register please email name and contact information to Mae Culumber; cmculumber@ucanr.edu

See attached flyer for more details.

2/8/19
December 2018 12/14/18
October 30th Meeting Reminder 10/26/18
Almond Replant Disease and Soil Health Meeting 10/19/18
Upcoming October Meetings!

Whole Orchard Recycling Demonstration

 

Soil Health in Replanted Orchards

10/5/18
August 2018 Newsletter Correction 9/7/18
NOW monitoring and management meeting September 25th 9/4/18
In a Nutshell - August 2018 8/19/18
August 3rd to 9th 8/11/18
ET scheduling workshop

Please see the attached announcement for a two hour workshop on how to use a weekly ET report to improve irrigation scheduling precision, as well as seminars on irrigating nut crops and vines pre and post harvest.

July 13th, 2018 

8-10 AM

550 E Shaw Ave

Fresno, CA. 

Inyo Room on the first floor

RSVP is preferred but not required.

Contact: Mae Culumber 

559-241-7526

cmculumber@ucanr.edu 

7/3/18
Meeting Reminders!

Please Join UCCE for these upcoming events:

 

Central Valley Almond Day! Free Event!
June 20, 2018

7:00am - 2:00pm
Fresno Fairgrounds Commerce Building
1121 S. Chance Ave, Fresno, CA 93702

2.0 PCA CE Credits (2.0 Other)
4.0 CCA CE Credits

pre-register here 

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Kings/Tulare Counties

NUT HARVEST SAFETY TRAINING CLASS

 Wednesday, July 11, 2018

8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

KINGS COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS

801 10th Ave

Hanford, CA

 

Registration from 7:00 – 8:00 a.m.

 

Hosted by: Kings County Farm Bureau and Tulare County Farm Bureau

 See Attached Flyer for training and registration details!

 

 

 

6/14/18
Central Valley Almond Day, June 20th 5/28/18
Advances in Pistachio Irrigation Management Workshop 5/20/18
April, 2018

Greetings,

See the latest In a Nutshell newsletter for a description of the Fresno, Madera, Tulare, and Kings County Weekly ET Report. This report is designed to assist with irrigation scheduling decisions for your area.

Here is a link to the latest report:

04-12-2018

The reports will be delivered to you via email ever Friday from now until fall 2018.  This is a separate mailing list from In a Nutshell newsletter. If you would like to subscribe please send a request to:

Mae Culumber 

cmculumber@ucanr.edu

559-241-7526

4/17/18
Central Valley Almond Day Reminder!

Please join us for Central Valley Almond Day tomorrow Friday, June 9th

Fresno Fairgrounds Commerce Building

1121 S. Chance Ave, Fresno, CA 93702
7:30 AM – 1:30 PM 

Central Valley Almond Day is a new free event that will feature UC Cooperative Extension educational presentations, important updates on laws and regulations from the Fresno Ag. Commissioner’s Office, and a tradeshow featuring new commercial innovations to help growers reach their greatest production potential. The meeting is aimed at new and experienced almond growers, production managers, and pest control consultants. The event will wrap up with a free Tri-tip lunch!

2.5 CE Credits (0.5 Laws, 2.0 Other) and 3.5 CCA Credits (1.5 Nutrient Management,
 0.5 Soil & Water Management, Integrated Pest Management) will be offered.

Registration at: WEST COAST NUT   http://www.wcngg.com/events

 

6/8/17
Weekly ET reports by email

The California Department of Water Resources and the University of California Cooperative Extension have teamed up to provide Weekly ET Reports to agricultural water users. Reports include water use information for a variety of crops. See the attached document "How to Use ET for Irrigation Scheduling" for more information. If you would like to receive weekly ET reports for selected CIMIS stations in Madera, Fresno, and Tulare Counties, please email Fresno County Nut Crop Advisor, Mae Culumber at cmculumber@ucanr.edu.

6/3/17
In a Nutshell - June 2017

Greetings! Please see the latest "In a Nutshell" newsletter where you can find information about important topics in nut crop production as well as details for the upcoming Central Valley Almond Day, at the Fresno Fair grounds on June 9th. 

10/23/17
Newsletter invitation 12/16/16
December 2016 12/28/16
SJV Almond Symposium 4/24/15
May 2015 3/3/15
May-June 2014

Good afternoon,

Attached is the May-June 2014 From the Shell newsletter.

Thank you.

5/13/14
January - February 2014 1/29/14
November-December 2013 11/19/13
September - October 2013 9/25/13
July-August 2013 7/22/13
May - June 2013 5/22/13
March-April 2013 3/28/13
February 2013 2/20/13