Orchard Systems Program

Upcoming UCCE Workshops
_______  January 2019  __________
Yuba City Almond Meeting
January 8, 2019 @ 9:00-11:00 a.m.
Sutter-Yuba UCCE Office, 142 A Garden Highway
Yuba City, CA.  95991
Sacramento Valley Cling Peach Day
January 10, 2019 @ 8:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Sutter-Yuba UCCE Office, 142 A Garden Highway
Yuba City, CA.  95991
Spray Safe Meeting
January 16, 2019 @ 8:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.
Yuba/Sutter Fairgrounds, 442 Franklin Ave
Yuba City, CA.  95991
Colusa Almond Meeting
January 17, 2019 @ 8:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.
Granzella's, 457 7th St.
Williams, CA.  95987
North Sacramento Valley Almond & Walnut Day
January 30, 2019 @ 7:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Glenn County Fairgrounds, 221 E. Yolo St.
Orland, CA.  95963

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New Website Resource for Sac Valley Tree Crop Production

The UC Cooperative Extension Orchard Crop Advisors in the Sacramento Valley are excited to announce the launch of our new website – the Sacramento Valley Orchard Source! This site will bring together the wealth of information we provide in one location, including:

  • Timely newsletter articles through our Blog
  • Weekly Soil Moisture Loss (ET) Reports for the Northern and Southern Sacramento Valley
  • Pest Catch Reports based on weekly scouting in the Northern Sacramento Valley
  • Crop-specific production and management information for almonds, prunes and walnuts
  • Calendar of area Cooperative Extension meetings & events

We’ve built this site for you, the growers, PCAs, managers and allied industries. Please let us know what you think so we can continue to improve it.

Visit us at http://www.sacvalleyorchards.com/ to check it out!

Dani Edited

Danielle M. Lightle

Title: Farm Advisor

Specialty: Orchard Systems in Glenn, Butte, & Tehama Counties

Bio: Dani Lightle began as an orchard systems farm advisor based in Glenn County in 2014. She completed her Ph.D. in entomology at Oregon State University where her research focused on small fruit cropping systems. Her current research includes walnut and almond horticulture.

Walnut Day 2016

 *New* Copies of presentations from the 2016 Butte/Glenn Walnut Day can be downloaded here.

Orchard Facts

News, Updates and Articles On Orchard Crops In The Northern California Area.

Issue Type Date Added
2019 UC Almond Production Short Course PDF 10/11/19
October 2019 Glenn & Tehama IPM Breakfast Meeting Announcement PDF 10/3/19
Field Meeting Announcement - Nickels Soil Lab PDF 9/5/19

Bill Krueger

William H. Krueger

Title: Farm Advisor, Emeritus

Specialty: Tree crops in Glenn County and olives in Tehama County

Bio: Bill Krueger served as a Glenn County Horticulture Farm Advisor from 1980 until 2012, with a specialty in olives and integrated pest management. At Washington State University he earned his B.S. and Masters degrees in Horticulture. Working in all phases of crop production for almonds, prunes, walnuts and olives, Bill was involved in cooperative research looking for safer, less disruptive methods of pest and disease control. Bill's vast knowledge and expertise make him a valuable asset to the northern California area.

Deciduous Fruits and Nuts:  Links & Info


Subtropical Fruits:  Links & Info


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