UC Stone Fruit Day at Kearney Ag Center, August 9

UC Stone Fruit Day

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

9:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M.

Kearney Agricultural Center

9240 S. Riverbend Ave, Parlier, CA

This meeting is free and all are encouraged to attend

TOPICS

  • Tour of the 21st Century Peach Orchard Planting, including discussion of rootstock, tree architecture and density, pruning and light management
  • Design and management of subsurface drip systems for fruit trees
  • Water and nutrient movement in subsurface drip systems
  • Tree monitor and remote sensing
  • Water management to reduce fruit doubling

SPEAKERS

  • Kevin R. Day, Pomology Advisor, UCCE
  • Becky Phene, Pomology Research Associate, UCCE
  • Claude Phene, Water Scientist Emeritus, USDA
  • Caleb Crawford, Pomology Lab Assistant, UCCEFor further information please contact Kevin R. Day at krday@ucanr.edu or 559-684-3300.

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