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Orchard Systems Program

Upcoming UCCE Workshops
_______  January 2019  __________
Airblast Sprayer Calibration Traiing
January 17, 2019 @ 7:30 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.
CSU Farm Pavilion, 311 Nicholas C Shouten Ln
Chico, CA.  95928
North Sacramento Valley Almond & Walnut Day
January 21, 2019 @ 8:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Glenn County Fairgrounds, 221 E. Yolo St.
Orland, CA.  95963
UCCE Colusa Almond Meeting
January 22, 2019 @ 8:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.
Granzella's, 457 7th St.
Williams, CA.  95987
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UCCE Sacramento Valley Cling Peach Day
February 4, 2020 @ 8:30 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.
142 Garden Highway
Yuba City, CA.  95991
UCCE Sacramento-Solano-Yolo Almond Meeting
February 5, 2020 @ 8:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.
UCCE Capitol Corroidor (Woodland), 70 Cottonwood St.
Woodland, CA.  95695
UCCE Tehama Walnut Meeting
February 7, 2020 @ 8:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.
Red Bluff Elks Lodge, 355 Gilmore Road
Red Bluff, CA.  96080
UCCE Northern Sac Valley Prune Meeting
February 21, 2020 @ 8:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.
Red Bluff Elks Lodge, 355 Gilmore Road
Red Bluff, CA.  96080
UCCE Sutter-Yuba-Colusa Walnut Day
February 26, 2020 @ 1:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m.
Yuba City Veteran's Memorial Hall, 1425 Veteran's Memorial Circle
Yuba City, CA.  95993
UCCE Sac Valley Pistachio Day
February 28, 2020 @ 8:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.
UCCE Capitol Corroidor (Woodland), 70 Cottonwood St.
Woodland, CA.  95695

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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
Sacramento Valley Walnut Newsletter Glenn County - Fall 2023 PDF 9/14/23
UCCE Glenn County Sacramento Valley Almond Newsletter - Pre-Harvest 2023 PDF 7/21/23
UCCE Glenn County Sacramento Valley Prune Newsletter - Pre-Harvest 2023 PDF 7/10/23

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.

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