2015 Lake County Walnut Update to be Held

Taylor Hillman General

University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE) invites growers and others involved in the North Coast walnut industry to attend the 2015 Lake County Walnut Update to be held Wednesday, April 8 from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Scotts Valley Women’s Club, 2298 Hendricks Road, Lakeport.

The facility is wheelchair accessible. Topics will include an overview of the 2014 Lake County walnut season and outlook for 2015, a Laws and Regs update from the Agricultural Commissioner’s office, an update on surface and groundwater supplies, irrigation and canopy management, walnut twig beetle and 1000 cankers disease management, and a presentation by the California Walnut Board.

The meeting is sponsored by UCCE and the California Walnut Board. There is no registration fee; morning refreshments will be provided courtesy of the California Walnut Board. For more information, contact UCCE at (707) 263-6838 or email celake@ucanr.edu. The meeting agenda and directions to the meeting site can be viewed at http://celake.ucanr.edu.