2009 North San Joaquin Valley Almond Day set for Jan. 22

When: Jan. 22, 8:30 a.m. - Noon

Where: Stanislaus County Agricultural Center

Service and Crows Landing Roads, Modesto

Sponsored by the University of California Cooperative Extension

8:00 a.m. - Registration

8:30 - Program begins

• Integrated Management of Mites in Orchard Systems – Frank Zalom, Professor/Extension Entomologist, UC Davis

• Update on Local Trials – Roger Duncan, UCCE Farm Advisor, Stanislaus County

• Irrigation and Soil Salinity Management in a Dry Year – Terry Prichard, Water Management Specialist, UC Davis

• Scaffold and Branch Fungal Diseases: Band Canker, Ceratocystis, and Hull Rot – David Doll, UCCE Farm Advisor, Merced County

• Almond Leaf Scorch: Summary of Recent Findings – Joe Connell, UCCE Farm Advisor, Butte County

Noon - Adjourn

2.5 hours of continuing education credit pending