Alternatives to methyl bromide in orchard replanting Oct. 28

Talks and tours will be held at the USDA-ARS San Joaquin Agricultural Center USDA-ARS, Parlier, and UC Kearney Agricultural Center, Parlier. UC and USDA-ARS researchers will discuss replanting strategies for almond, stone fruit, and walnut.

Topics include alternatives to methyl bromide in managing soil-borne pests and diseases, minimizing rates and non-target emissions of fumigants, and fumigant regulations. More details will follow in an upcoming announcement.