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49th Quad-County Walnut Institute Meeting Notice

Day: Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Time: 7:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Location: UCCE Stanislaus County

              3800 Cornucopia Way 

              Harvest Hall

              Modesto, CA. 95358

1/16/19 Download
(112KB PDF)
Tree Fruit Orchard Tour

High-Efficiency Tree Architecture and Harvest Aids for Cherries, Pears, and Apples.

Tuesday, June 26, 2018,  8:30 am to 3:45 pm

Walnut Grove and Linden, CA

5/24/18 Download
(881KB PDF)
SJ Pomologist Walnut Pruning Trial Field Day   5/8/18 Download
(415KB DOC)
48th Quad County Walnut Institute

Date Correction:  Monday, March 5, 2018

Robert J. Cabral Ag Center, San Joaquin County UCCE

2101 E. Earhart Ave., Stockton, CA 95206

2/13/18 Download
(563KB PDF)
CA Cherry Research Review 2018   12/18/17 Download
(425KB PDF)
47th Quad-County Walnut Institute
  • Navel Orangeworm and Codling Moth: 2016-Trapping Date and Control Options for 2017
  • Botryosphaeria and Phomopsis management within walnut orchards: cultural practices, spray timings, and product selection
  • Report of the CA Walnut Board and Commission
  • Update on Blackline Tolerant rootstocks
  • Managing water infiltration issues within walnut orchards
  • New UC Walnut Varieties for CA
2/10/17 Download
(577KB PDF)
California Cherry Research Review 2017
  • Classical Biological control of Spotted Wing Drosophila
  • Developing attractive baits for Drosophila suzukii
  • Management and epidemiology of pre- and post-harvest foliar and fruit diseases of sweet cherry 
  • Engineered transgenic Drosophila suzukii for wild population suppression and eradication: Production, performance assessment, and effective wild releases
  • 2016 California Cherry Board Update
  • Oviposition deterrents and insecticides for Spotted Wing Drosophila control in cherry
  • San Jose Scale control in cherries
  • Better understanding of sweet cherry post-harvest cracking in California and potential strategies to reduce its incidence
  • Update: 2016/2017 chill accumulation
  • Existing approaches, challenges, and possibilities for mechanical tree fruit and sweet cherry harvesting
12/13/16 Download
(375KB PDF)
Self-assessment Workbook for the Production of Cherries in California

The self-assessment workbook is a tool a cherry grower can use to document the practices and processes they are using in their orchards, learn about others that may improve their farming operations, and track changes over time. 

2/4/16 Download
(502KB PDF)
CA Cherry Research Review 2016   12/28/15 Download
(519KB PDF)
Walnut Production Course 2015   4/3/15 Download
California Cherry Research Review 2015   12/11/14 Download
(453KB PDF)
Field Meeting: Identifying and Managing Botryosphaeria Dieback in Walnuts   7/28/14 Download
(635KB PDF)
Walnut Pruning Trial Field Day

Tuesday, May 13th, 2014

Registration at 9:30 
Program 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.


View or print the newsletter for a map to the Field Day.

5/6/14 Download
(414KB PDF)
2014 Quad County Walnut Institute   2/11/14 Download
(552KB PDF)
Pomegranate Workshop - Meeting Notice

When:   Thursday, April 4, 2013

Where:  Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center
             9240 South Riverbend Avenue
             Parlier, CA 93648



3/20/13 Download
(276KB PDF)
2013 Quad-County Walnut Institute

Thursday, February 14, 2013

8 am- 12:15 pm

Harvest Hall, Stanislaus Ag Center, Modesto

1/23/13 Download
(583KB PDF)
CALIFORNIA CHERRY RESEARCH REVIEW 2013 Meeting Notice   12/21/12 Download
(575KB PDF)
San Joaquin Pomologist Sweet Cherry Field Meeting

Sweet Cherry Rootstock and Training System Trial Field Meeting
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
9:00 am - 10:30 am
12845 River Road, Courtland, CA 95615 

5/4/12 Download
(302KB PDF)
Walnut Irrigation Workshop

Tuesday, March 20, 2012, 12:30 pm to 5:00 pm
SJC Robert J. Cabral Ag Center

The goals of this intensive workshop is to give participants practical information on using standard and new irrigation technologies to improve walnut orchard production and quality while maintaining orchard longevity.

2/24/12 Download
(434KB PDF)
Interactive Short Course

Enhancing Pest Management in Orchards by Incorporating Biological Control
February 22-23, 2012
San Joaquin County Robert J. Cabral Agricultural Center
2101 E. Earhart Ave., Stockton, CA  95206

1/19/12 Download
(822KB PDF)
Biology & Management of SWD and OFF in Cherries

A workshop for pest control advisors and consultants.

Tuesday, February 14, 2012
10 am - 3 pm
San Joaquin County Robert J. Cabral Ag Center
2101 E. Earhart Ave., Stockton, CA  95206

1/19/12 Download
(439KB PDF)
CA Cherry Research Review 2012

Tuesday, January 24, 2012
San Joaquin County Robert J. Cabral Ag Center
2101 E. Earhart Ave., Stockton, CA 95206

1/6/12 Download
(295KB PDF)
Quad-County Walnut Institute 2012

Thursday, February 16, 2012.
Robert J. Cabral San Joaquin County Agricultural Center, Stockton, CA

12/21/11 Download
(477KB PDF)
Walnut Dehydrator Workshops - 2010 June 28 in Chico June 29 in Modesto 7/26/10 Download
40th Annual Tri-County Walnut Institute Monday, February 8, 2010 7/26/10 Download
California Cherry Research Review January 19, 2010 7/26/10 Download
North San Joaquin Valley Cling Peach Day December 3, 2009 at the Stanislaus County Ag Center 7/26/10 Download
Cherry Vinegar Fly Informational Meeting Wednesday, July 8, 2009 7/26/10 Download
39th Annual Tri-County Walnut Institute Tuesday, March 17, 2009 7/26/10 Download
Walnut Dehydrator Workshop Wednesday, April 8, 2009 7/26/10 Download
California Cherry Research Review January 27, 2009 7/26/10 Download
Making Pheromone Mating Disruption Work in Walnuts Friday, April 25, 2008 7/26/10 Download
38th Annual Tri-County Walnut Institute February 28, 2008 7/26/10 Download
North SJ Valley Cling Peach Seminar December 12, 2006 in Modesto, CA 7/26/10 Download
Oil Olive Production for the Northern San Joaquin Valley Thursday, December 7, 2006 UC Cooperative Extension, 420 S. Wilson Way, Stockton 7/26/10 Download
Spring 2006 Cling Peach Field Day May 18, 2006 7/26/10 Download
36th Annual Tri-County Walnut Institute Tuesday, March 7, 2006 7/26/10 Download
2005 Walnut Orchard Brush Disposal Workshop Chip, Chop & Shred Event Thursday, Nov. 3, 2005 7/26/10 Download
Beneficial Insects in Walnuts Field Day Thursday, June 23, 2005 7/26/10 Download
35th Annual Tri-CountyWalnut Meeting Friday, March 25, 2005 7/26/10 Download
North SJ Valley Cling Peach Seminar December 14, 2004 7/26/10 Download
Field Demonstration - April 5, 2004 Cover Crops for Walnut Orchards 7/26/10 Download
March 2004 Silver Bullet for Serr Drop? Winter Chilling Recap What's This Discharge Waiver Thing, Anyway? Fungicide Efficacy & Treatment Timing for: Apple and Pear;Cherry; Peach and Nectarine 7/26/10 Download
Tri-County Walnut Institute March 9, 2004 7/26/10 Download
Field Meeting - November 20, 2003 San Joaquin Valley Chip, Chop, Shred! Shredders - Start Your Engines!! 7/26/10 Download
September 2001 Getting Walnut trees Ready for Winter "Stay the Course" with Cherry Buckskin Disease Upcoming Events 7/26/10 Download
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