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2019 Principles Of Fruit And Nut Tree Growth, Cropping and Management


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Course Schedule

The full course will be held April 22nd to May 2nd, 2019 and includes nine full days of instruction. The first five days will be held at the UC Davis campus and include lectures, laboratory exercises, and field demonstrations. Check-in begins at 7:00am on Monday, April 22th and the last on-campus lecture ends at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, April 26th

The following week participants embark upon a field trip through fruit and nut tree growing regions of Northern and Central California. On April 29th, we head north from Davis toward Corning and come back to Davis in the evening. From April 30th to May 2nd, we head south in the California Central Valley, and stay in Selma, CA for two nights. 

More detailed information on location and schedule will be sent to registered participants closer to the beginning of the course. 


Participants have the option to participate and pay for one or two weeks of the course.

The price for the one week lecture/labs course that runs from April 22nd through April 26th is $1850, and includes course materials, small breakfast/coffee breaks and lunches and an evening graduation reception. Accommodation is not included during the first week of the course.

The price for the first and second week of the course is $2850. This option includes everything mentioned above, transportation during the field tours, two lunches and an evening dinner. The remaining lunches and dinners are not included in the price. Participants are also responsible for their overnight stay in Davis on April 29th. Please make your own reservation at a local hotel of your choice. 

Additionally, $215 is asked for the two nights field tour lodging (in Selma), for a total of $3065 for the two weeks. If you do not wish to stay at the hotel with the group, you are free to find your own lodging and not pay the $200. However, note that transport to and from different hotels or your home will not be provided. 

Registration is requested no later than April 1st, 2019

Refunds, less a $150 processing fee, will be granted if requested no later than April 1st, 2019

NOTE: Field tour lodging payments are also NOT refundable after April 1st, 2019.


Yolo County Visitors Bureau ( provides information on travel to Davis, including information on the airport shuttle, taxi services, and train and bus travel, as well as a list of accommodations. 

1st week

Participants are responsible for their own accommodation (reservations and payment) during the first week of the course.

Participants will have access to a non-secured campus guest wireless account that is available throughout the entire UC Davis campus.

2nd week

Participants are also responsible for their overnight stay in Davis on April 29th. Please make your own reservation at a local hotel of your choice. 

Participants in the two week course are asked to pay for their two nights field tour (April 30th to May 1st) lodging upon enrollment. If you do not wish to stay at the hotel, do not check the $215 option. In this case, be aware that you will have to be at the group hotel at the requested time to be able to follow the group on the tour.  The price for the field tour hotel in Selma includes tax, internet and continental breakfasts for both nights.

During the second week, you will be responsible for your own meals except for those specifically noted in the program (2 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 1 dinner).


Registration is requested no later than April 1st, 2019.  We reserve the right to discontinue, postpone, or combine classes, and to change instructors.  Every effort will be made to notify enrollees of any changes or cancellations.


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