Events Calendar

This calendar is composed of outreach events related to agricultural management practices that align with FREP’s mission. To add an outreach event, contact us at frep@cdfa.ca.gov.

Mar
21
Thu
Almond Orchard Cover Crop Field Day
Mar 21 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Join UCCE Merced and UC Davis for an informative field day about growing cover crops while maximizing their benefits in almond orchards. Machinery and seed mixes will be on exhibit.

Topics:
Soil Health and Soil Food Web
NOW Management
Bee Health and Habitat
Orchard Water Dynamics
Nematode Suppression
Weed Suppression

Flyer can be found HERE: https://tinyurl.com/yalkbx5u

Registration: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSc3TSRggPDbAG1lx_gVyYJFyk8Xk-UlqnCNEiFXb8csnVc9Wg/viewform

Apr
10
Wed
In the Orchard Workshop @ Oakdale (April 10), Orland (April 11), Wasco (April 17), Chowchilla (April 18)
Apr 10 @ 8:45 am – 12:00 pm

INDUSTRY EXPERTS WILL COVER:

  • How to maximize yield potential
  • How to stay up to date with the ever-changing regulatory environment
  • Tips to increase water and energy efficiency

A light breakfast and lunch will be provided.

RSVP: Ann Friedrich (afriedrich@almondboard.com)

Agenda: http://www.almonds.com/sites/default/files/content/attachments/ALBRD-194925_Website-CASP-Updates-April.pdf

Available CCA Continuing Education Units:

Nutrient Management: 0.5

Soil & Water Management: 0.5

Apr
11
Thu
In the Orchard Workshop @ Oakdale (April 10), Orland (April 11), Wasco (April 17), Chowchilla (April 18)
Apr 11 @ 8:45 am – 12:00 pm

INDUSTRY EXPERTS WILL COVER:

  • How to maximize yield potential
  • How to stay up to date with the ever-changing regulatory environment
  • Tips to increase water and energy efficiency

A light breakfast and lunch will be provided.

RSVP: Ann Friedrich (afriedrich@almondboard.com)

Agenda: http://www.almonds.com/sites/default/files/content/attachments/ALBRD-194925_Website-CASP-Updates-April.pdf

Available CCA Continuing Education Units:

Nutrient Management: 0.5

Soil & Water Management: 0.5

Apr
17
Wed
In the Orchard Workshop @ Oakdale (April 10), Orland (April 11), Wasco (April 17), Chowchilla (April 18)
Apr 17 @ 8:45 am – 12:00 pm

INDUSTRY EXPERTS WILL COVER:

  • How to maximize yield potential
  • How to stay up to date with the ever-changing regulatory environment
  • Tips to increase water and energy efficiency

A light breakfast and lunch will be provided.

RSVP: Ann Friedrich (afriedrich@almondboard.com)

Agenda: http://www.almonds.com/sites/default/files/content/attachments/ALBRD-194925_Website-CASP-Updates-April.pdf

Available CCA Continuing Education Units:

Nutrient Management: 0.5

Soil & Water Management: 0.5

Apr
18
Thu
In the Orchard Workshop @ Oakdale (April 10), Orland (April 11), Wasco (April 17), Chowchilla (April 18)
Apr 18 @ 8:45 am – 12:00 pm

INDUSTRY EXPERTS WILL COVER:

  • How to maximize yield potential
  • How to stay up to date with the ever-changing regulatory environment
  • Tips to increase water and energy efficiency

A light breakfast and lunch will be provided.

RSVP: Ann Friedrich (afriedrich@almondboard.com)

Agenda: http://www.almonds.com/sites/default/files/content/attachments/ALBRD-194925_Website-CASP-Updates-April.pdf

Available CCA Continuing Education Units:

Nutrient Management: 0.5

Soil & Water Management: 0.5

May
7
Tue
Nickel’s Soil Lab Field Day @ Green Bay Road, Arbuckle
May 7 @ 8:30 am – 2:00 pm

The Nickels Soil Lab’s 2019 field day is set for May 7, with registration starting at 8:30 a.m. The event will be held at facility on Green Bay Road in Arbuckle.

Topics on the program include:

  • Walnut hedging for bot management.
  • Erosion management options.
  • Nematodes in walnuts/rootstock trial.
  • Nitrogen in Walnuts: What, When, Where & How Much?
  • Honey bee hive strength.
  • Evaluation of Independent Irrigation Management of Different Varieties within the Same Almond Orchard during Pre-Harvest and Post-Harvest Periods.
  • NOW management in almonds.
  • Postharvest nitrogen fertilization of almonds in the Sacramento Valley.

One hour of PCA CE credits has been requested and 2.5 hours of CCA CE credits have been approved.

Jun
25
Tue
Addressing Almond Production Challenges @ Tulare International Agri-Center Heritage Room
Jun 25 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Tulare International Agri-Center Heritage Room

4500 South Laspina Street, Tulare

11:00 am until 1:00 pm, Lunch will be Served

*PCA & CCA hours available*

 

Agenda

  • “Epidemiology and Management of Almond Hull Rot”
    • Dr. James Adaskaveg, Professor and Plant Pathologist, UC Riverside
  • “Plant Stress & Fertility Needs at Hull Split & Postharvest”
    • Jared Sannar, PCA, CCA Redox Agronomist
  • “Update on Ganoderma Butt Rot”
    • Bob Johnson, UC Davis Plant Pathology PhD Candidate
  • “Mitigating Disease Pressure with Nutrition”
    • Jim White, PCA, CCA Soil Basics Agronomist

 

Nov
12
Tue
Tree, Vine, and Irrigation Workshop @ Madera County Farm Bureau
Nov 12 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

TREE,VINE & IRRIGATION WORKSHOP

November 12, 2019 8:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.

Please RSVP : www.maderafb.com Or by phone 559-674-8871 Refunds will not be issued for non-attendance or cancellations with less than 24 hours notice.

3.25 hours of CCA and Grower Nitrogen Management Continuing Education Units

Cost: $10 MCFB Members $25 Non-MCFB Members

AGENDA:

  • 8:00 A.M.- 8:30 A.M. XERCES/NRCS: COVER CROPPING FOR SOIL HEALTH
  • 8:35 a.m. -9:20 a.m. UCCE: ORCHARD NITROGEN TALK
  • 9:25 A.M.– 9:40A.M. UCCE: SALINITY MANAGEMENT
  • 9:45 A.M.-10:30 A.M. CENTER FOR IRRIGATION TECHNOLOGY, CSUF: IRRIGATION MANAGEMENT TO CONTROL THE LEACHING OF NITROGEN
  • 10:35 A.M. – 11:20 A.M. UCCE: TECHNOLOGIES AND BASICS FOR VINEYARDS
  • 11:25 A.M. – 11:55 A.M. JAIN IRRIGATION: USING TECHNOLOGY TO IMPROVE NUTRIENT AND WATER MANAGEMENT
Nov
20
Wed
CropManage Workshop @ UCCE Auditorium Watsonville
Nov 20 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

At this free workshop, we will provide hands-on training so that you can learn to use the newest version of CropManage which has been updated to be more compatible for in-field use by farm staff.

CropManage is now available in Spanish. Spanish interpretation will be available at the workshop.

Central Coast Crops currently supported by CropManage include strawberry, head, romaine, leaf, and baby lettuce, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cauliflower, cabbage, celery, cilantro, mizuna, bell peppers, raspberry, spinach, and tomato.

What to bring: This is a participatory workshop. Please bring a tablet or laptop computer so that you can follow along and participate in the exercises. If you do not have an account for using CropManage, please set up a free account before the workshop at the website: cropmanage.ucanr.edu.

AGENDA (subject to change)

8:00 – 8:30             Registration and computer set-up

8:30 – 10:15           Getting started and updates on CropManage

10:15                       BREAK

10:30 – 11:15        Strategies for using CropManage for decision support and record-keeping

11:15- 11:45          Advanced features and interfacing sensors with CropManage

11:45-12:00           Discussion of new features or changes needed

RSVP at: http://ucanr.edu/survey/survey.cfm?surveynumber=28685 or valperez@ucanr.edu

Dec
10
Tue
Almond Conference @ Cal Expo, Sacramento, CA
Dec 10 – Dec 12 all-day

We look forward to you joining us for The Almond Conference 2019 in Sacramento, December 10-12, 2019.

Find more information at www.almondconference.com