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UCCE meetings offer tips on walnut, prune production

Published on January 17, 2013 3:01AM

Last changed on February 14, 2013 7:10AM

RED BLUFF, Calif. - Orchardists will have several chances to gather more tips from the University of California Cooperative Extension on prune and walnut production in the coming weeks.

Tehama County's 2013 Walnut Day will be held Feb. 1 at the Elks Lodge here, 355 Gilmore Road. The 8 a.m. workshop includes talks on walnut blight, husk fly management and irrigation. The $15 tuition includes lunch.

A week later, a Prune Day at the Elks Lodge Feb. 8 will include talks on nitrogen nutrition and disease management. The 8 a.m. Workshop costs $15 and includes a buffet lunch.

Pre-registration is requested. Visit http://cetehama.ucanr.edu/ or call (530) 527-3101.

In addition, the UCCE in Lake County is offering a walnut meeting March 8 at the Scotts Valley Women's Club. Visit http://celake.ucdavis.edu/ or call (707) 263-6838.


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