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February, 6th-8th, 2018


Colusa/Sutter/Yuba Winter Almond Meeting

Stagehands Hall; Colusa County Fairgrounds, Colusa, CA

2 hours of PCA CE and 3 hours of CCA CE requested

Thanks to:

Farm Credit Services of Colusa-Glenn, ACA

For coffee and donuts

7:00 AM                            

Ag Leadership Breakfast

Sponsored by Chico State/AGR

8:15 AM Sign- In - U.C. Cooperative Extension
8:30 AM

Orchard removal/incorporation studies

Brent Holtz, UCCE Farm Advisor and County Director, San Joaquin Co.

9:00 AM

Colusa Farm Show Opens

Almond production in Australia: What’s up Down Under? U.C. Cooperative Extension

Blake Sanden, UCCE Soil/Water Advisor, Kern Co.

9:45 AM

Cost saving options for farming with lower nut prices.

Franz Niederholzer, UCCE Farm Advisor, Colusa, Sutter and Yuba Counties

10:15 AM Break
10:30 AM

Almond Board update- U.C. Cooperative Extension

Gabriele Ludwig, Director of Sustainability & Environmental Affairs, Almond Board of CA

11:00 AM

Laws and Regulations Update - U.C. Cooperative Extension

Colusa County Ag Commissioner’s office

11:30 AM

Spring/summer diseases of almond

Dr. Jim Adaskeveg, Professor, Department of Plant Pathology and Microbiology, UC Riverside
12:15 PM

Adjourn - U.C. Cooperative Extension

1:00 PM

Healthy Soil Workshop

Hosted by the Colusa Resource Conservation District and Partners

(2 hr)

2:00 PM  
3:00 PM  
4:00 PM  
5:00 PM

Colusa Farm Show Closes