UCCE Sutter/Yuba Prune Day March 5, 2009

Where: Veterans Memorial Community Building

1425 Veterans Circle Dr., Yuba City

CE units have been requested.


8:00 a.m. - Sign-in and refreshments

8:15 - What To Worry About If 2009 Stays Dry

Franz Niederholzer, UC Farm Advisor, Sutter/Yuba Counties

8:45 - Soil Moisture Monitoring, Past, Present & Future

Allan Fulton, UC Farm Advisor, Tehama, Glenn, and Colusa Counties

9:15 - Pruning Young Trees: Where is the Money?

Bill Krueger, UC Farm Advisor, Glenn County

9:45 - Avoiding Heat and Frost Damage

Rick Snyder, UC Extension Specialist, Land, Air, and Water Resources, UC Davis

10:30 - Refreshments

10:45 - Ag Commissioners’ Update

Sutter and Yuba Counties Ag Commissioner Representatives

11:15 - Disease Management in Prunes: Brown Rot and Rust

Dr. Jim Adaskaveg, UC Riverside

11:45 -International Prune Marketing Situation

Rich Peterson, California Dried Plum Board

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