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Produced by Rachel Elkins, Pomology Advisor

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UCCE/UC Davis Plant Sciences Field Day: Using Cover Crops in Walnut Orchards

Presenters:     

Rachel Elkins, Pomology Farm Advisor, UCCE Lake and Mendocino Cos.

David and Glenn Mostin (hosts), Pear and Walnut Growers

Juliana Wu, Graduate Researcher, UC Davis Dept. of Plant Sciences

 

Agenda

9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Registration and refreshments

9:30 a.m. - 9:40 a.m. Welcome and Introduction to Cover Crops (Juliana and Rachel)

9:40 a.m. - 10:20 a.m. Orchard Floor management and farming practices (David and Glenn)

10:20 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Seeding demonstration (David)

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Optional: Pear Cover Crop Trial Tour (Juliana)

PDF 10/15/19
UCCE/UC Davis Plant Sciences Field Day: Legume Cover Crops in Orchards

Presenters:     

Rachel Elkins, Pomology Farm Advisor, UCCE Lake and Mendocino Cos.

David and Glenn Mostin (hosts), Pear and Walnut Growers

Astrid Volder, Associate Professor, UC Davis Dept. of Plant Sciences

Juliana Wu, Graduate Researcher, UC Davis Dept. of Plant Sciences

 

Agenda

9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Registration and refreshments

9:30 a.m. - 9:40 a.m. Welcome and Introduction to Cover Crops (Juliana, Astrid and Rachel)

9:40 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Orchard Floor management and farming practices (David and Glenn)

10:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Trial site; orchards, cover crop treatment and results (David and Juliana)

11:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Seeding demonstration (David)

PDF 7/11/19
2019 North Coast Pear Research Meeting

2019 NORTH COAST PEAR RESEARCH MEETING
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Mendocino County Ag Center Conference Room
890 N. Bush Street, Ukiah, CA 95482

PDF 1/17/19
2018 Lake County Walnut Update PDF 5/21/18
2018 Lake County Walnut Field Meeting PDF 5/21/18
February 2018 - Issue 1

2018 North Coast Pear Research Meeting Agenda 

PDF 1/31/18
April 2017 - Issue 2

2017 Walnut Update Agenda

PDF 1/31/18
February 2017 - Issue 1

2017 North Coast Pear Research Meeting Agenda

PDF 1/31/18
February 2016 - Issue 1

2016 North Coast Pear Research Meeting Agenda

PDF 1/31/18
March 2015 - Issue 2

2015 Lake County Walnut Update Agenda

PDF 1/31/18
February 2015 - Issue 1

2015 North Coast Pear Research Meeting Agenda

PDF 1/31/18
Colusa-Sutter-Yuba Orchard Spraying Meetings

Attached is a meeting notice from my colleagues in Sutter-Yuba County. 

PDF 10/27/14
October 2014 - Volume 10, Issue 2

2014 NC-140 Pear Orchard System "Open House" Meeting

PDF 10/21/14
Sacramento Valley Walnut Newsletter - September 2014

This newsletter is courtesy of my colleagues in the Sacramento Valley.

Just released "Budding, Grafting, and Planting Walnut Tress in the Field" see Page 6.

PDF 9/15/14
Sacramento Valley Walnut Newsletter - July 2014

This newsletter is courtesy of my colleagues in the Sacramento Valley.

PDF 8/5/14
2014 Lake County Walnut Update - Volume 10, Issue 1 PDF 3/5/14
October 2013 - Volume 9, Issue 2

Pear Orchard Systems Field Meeting Agenda

Please note CORRECTED ADDRESS:
Shadowbrook Farms
13850 Old River Road
Hopland, CA

No pre-registration required. This is a free event.

For more information contact UCCE at (707) 263-6838

PDF 10/4/13
2013 Walnut Update - Volume 9, Issue 1
  • Review of the 2012 season and status of the Lake County walnut industry
    Rachel Elkins, UCCE Pomology Farm Advisor
  • Future of the Irrigated Lands Regulatory Program
    Claudia Street, Executive Director, Lake County Farm Bureau
  • Optimum walnut canopies: spacing and managing orchards for both early and mature production
    Bruce Lampinen, Extension Specialist, UC Davis Dept. of PlantSciences
  • Understanding Botryosphaeria, Phomopsis, and anthracnose diseases of walnut and their management
    Themis Michailides, Plant Pathologist, UC Kearney Ag Center, Parlier
  • Walnut twig beetle and 1000 cankers disease
    Steve Seybold, Research Entomologist, USDA Forest Service, Davis
  • Resistant walnut rootstocks for management of oak root fungus
    Kendia Baumgartner, Plant Pathologist, USDA Agricultural Research Service, Davis
PDF 12/2/13
Sacramento Valley Walnut News July 2012

This newsletter is courtesy of my colleagues in the Sacramento Valley.

PDF 7/30/12
June 2012 Vol. 8, Issue 4
  • Pear Weed Control Field Meeting
PDF 6/26/12
April 2012 Vol. 8, Issue 3
  • 2012 Spring Walnut Grafting Demonstration
PDF 4/19/12
2012 Lake County Walnut Update Meeting PDF 2/17/12
2012 North Coast Pear Research Meeting

Agenda

PDF 1/23/12
Special Issue - Upcoming Meetings

*Collaborating to Access New Markets-June 29th
* Weed Day 2011- July14th

PDF 6/14/11
April-May 2004
  • Walnut Blight Outlook
  • UCIPM Pest Managment Guidelines-Walnut; Walnut Blight
  • Focus on Summer Care of Young Trees
  • UC Davis Extension Course Offered: Getting Stared in the Special Food Business
  • Summer Checklist for Young Fruit and Not Trees
  • 2004 Lake County Walnut Update (agenda)
  • 2004 Lake and Mendocino Olive Growers Meeting (agenda)
PDF 1/24/13
July 2002 Vol. 5, No.3
  • Prepare for Walnut Husk Fly (WHF) Season
  • Leaf Analysis for Orchard Crops
  • Are You Interested in Participating in Oak Root Fungus Research?
  • Change in Lake County University of California Cooperative Extension Status
  • Lake County Walnut Summer Field Day (agenda)
  • UC North Coast Pear Field Day (agenda)
  • July Checklist
PDF 8/26/09
June 2002 Vol.5, No.2
  • 2002 Pear Cost Studies Compare Standard Versus Mating Disruption Codling Moth Control Programs
  • Effects of a Cool Spring on Codling Moth Activity
  • Winter and Spring Meeting Handouts Available
  • New UC Catalogue
  • New UC Materials of Internet to Orchardlists
  • June Checklist
  • Local Pear Farmers Request Help From Backyard Owners of Apple and Pear Trees
  • Lake County Walnut Summer Field Day

 

PDF 1/24/13
January-February 2002 Vol. 5, No.1
  • Plan to Attend Winter Meetings
  • Prepare for Orchard Frost Protection
  • Proper Orchard Heater Maintenance and Operation
  • Changes in Burning Regulations
  • Effect of Orchard Floor Condition on Temperatures
  • Is it safe to Combine Wind and Under Tree Sprinklers?
  • Effect of Dew Point on Air Temperature
  • Temperatures Causing Injury to Blossoms and Young Fruit
  • Frost Publications
  • Time to Monitor for Soft Scale in Walnut
  • Lake County Fruit Frost Meeting
  • Managing Water in North Coast Orchards (agenda)
  • 2002 North Coast Pear Research Meeting (agenda)
PDF 1/24/13
September 2001
  • North Coast Pear Industry Research Education Priorities Survey
  • North Coast Pear Industry Roundtable Discussions on Research and Education Needs
PDF 1/26/13
July 2001
  • North Coast Pear Research Field Day
  • Walnut Breeding Program Field Meeting
  • 2001 UC North Coast Pear Field Day (Spanish Session Agenda)
  • 2001 UC North Coast Pear Field Day (English Session Agenda)

 

PDF 1/24/13
March 28, 2001
  • 2001 Lake County Walnut Update (agenda)
PDF 1/24/13
March 2001
  • Plan to Attend the 2001 Lake County Walnut Update
  • Check Out the Lake County Weather Page
  • 2001 Lake County Walnut Update (agenda)
PDF 1/24/13
February 2001
  • North Coast Pear Research Meeting - "A Day of   Reflection and Exploration" (agenda)
PDF 1/24/13
July 2000
  • Update on Local PestCast Weather Network
  • Lake County Walnut Summer Field Meeting (agenda)
  • 2000 UC Lake County Pear Field Day (agenda)
  • 2000 UC Mendocino County Pear Field Day (agenda)
  • Prepare for Walnut Husk Fly (WHF) Season
  • Leaf Analysis for Orchard Crops
  • July Checklist
PDF 1/24/13
March 2000
  • Planning for the 2000 Codling Moth Season (article)
  • Planning for the 2000 Codling Moth Season (agenda)
  • Lake County Fruit Frost Meeting
PDF 1/24/13
July 1999
  • Update on Local PestCast Weather Network
  • Prepare for Walnut Husk Fly (WHF) Season
  • Leaf Analysis ofr Orchard Crops
  • July Checklist
  • 1999 Lake County Pear Field Day (agenda)
  • 1999 Mendocino County Pear Field Day (agenda)
  • Walnut Summer Field Meeting )agenda)
PDF 1/24/13
May-June 1999
  • Local UC-Sponsored Weather Information for Orchardists
  • 1999 Lake County Walnut Update Handouts
  • Focus on Summer Care of Young Trees
  • Summer Checklist for Young Fruit and Nut Trees
  • California Olive Oil Council
  • VIII Interantional Symposium on Pear
  • Lake County Walnut 1950-1997 (graphs)
PDF 1/24/13
February 1999
  • Prepare for Orchard Frost Protection
  • Proper Orchard Heater Maintenance and Operation
  • Effect of Orchard Floor Condition on Temperatures
  • Is it Safe to Combine Wind and Under-Tree Sprinkers?
  • Effect of Dew Point on Air Temperature
  • Temperatures Causing Injury to Blossoms and Young Fruit
  • Frost Publications
  • Effects of December Freeze
  • Time to Monitor for Soft Scale in Walnut
  • Pomological Reference Available in Spanish
  • Upcoming University Extension (UNEX) Offerings
  • Next Generation Pear Growers
  • 1999 Lake County Walnut Update (agenda)
PDF 1/24/13
January 1999
  • Winter Meeting Schedule
  • Disaster Relief for California Farmers
  • New Newsletter Subscription Form
  • Apple and Pear Pruning and Training Resources
  • Pruning and Training Walnuts
  • 1999 North Coast Pear Research Meeting (agenda)
  • Pear Production and Marketing in Canada
  • Subscription Form Your North Coast Orchard Notes
PDF 1/24/13
June-July 1998
  • New Hort Notes Format Coming
  • Lake County Pear Soils Field Tour (agenda)
  • UC Pear Research Field Day (agenda)
  • UCCE and Mendocino USDA Area-Wide codling Moth Project Field Day (agenda)
PDF 1/24/13
June 1998
  • June 1998 Upcoming Pear Events
PDF 1/24/13
April 1997
  • Walnut Blight Outlook
  • 1997 Lake-Mendocino Pear Research Update Handouts
  • Wine Grape Meeting Handouts
  • Agtech 1997 to Be Held at UC Davis
  • Olive Oil Production Short Course
  • Diseases-Walnut Blight
  • 1997 Lake County Walnut Update
PDF 5/19/08
January-February 1997
  • Winter Meetings Scheduled
  • Orchard and Vineyard Thermometer Testing
  • Establishing a Vineyard in Lake County (agenda)
  • Part 1: Finging money and getting started 
  • Part 2: Deciding what to grow and how to grow it
  • 1997 Lake-Mendocino Pear Research Update (agenda)
  • Fourteenth Annual Farm Conference
PDF 1/24/13
February 1996, Part II
  • 1995 Hort Notes Index (by topic)
  • Thank You For Your Cooperation
PDF 8/24/09
February 1996, Part I
  • Orchard and Vineyard Thermometer Testing
  • Proper Orchard Heater Maintenance and Operation
  • How to Check New Thermometers
  • Late Winter Checklist
  • Preparing for the 1996 Frost Protection Season (agenda)
PDF 1/24/13
December 1995, Part II
  • Important Staff Loss to UC Cooperative Extension
  • The Case for Winter Weed Control in Bearing Orchards & Vineyards
  • Eutypa Dieback of Wine Grapes
  • Measles - Another Frustrating Vineyard Malady
  • Supervisory Skills Training for Agriculture Personnel
  • Crop Insurance Deadlines
  • Grape Pest Managment Guidelines: Eutypa Dieback and Measles
PDF 1/24/13
December 1995, Part I
  • Agricultural Burning Information
  • Pesticide Safety Training Options
  • Farm Safety Publications and Videos
  • Train-the-Trainer Workshop
  • New Labor Management Law Book
  • Other UC Personnel Management Resources
  • Agricultural Marketing Resources
  • Specialty Food Business Workshop
  • Information About UC Davis Agricultural Programs
PDF 1/24/13
September-October 1995, Part I
  • UC Pear Short Course Reminder
  • Cost of Nitrogen Produced From a Cover Crop
  • Emergency Loans For Farm Flood Damage Check
  • New Ag-Related Computer Resources
  • UC Farm Safety Newsletter Available
  • Updated UCIPM Pest Management Guidelines
  • UCIPM Workshops for Trainers of Pesticide Handlers and Fieldworkers
  • University Extension (UNEX) Fall Agricultural Offerings
  • University Extension (UNEX) Wine Grape Courses
  • Other New Resources
  • Ag Composting Information Check
  • Agricultural Personnel Management Program Resources

 

PDF 1/24/13
September-October 1995, Part II
  • Effects of the 'Great Flood of 1995'
  • Non-Productive Chandler Trees 

         I. Off-Type Chandle

         II. Handling Off-Type Chandler

  • Walnut Harvest Considerations
  • New UC Farm & Garden Catalogue
  • 1995 Winter Meeting Handouts
  • Pear Wood Buyer
  • Late Fall Checklist
  • Ag Weather Forecasting Terminated
PDF 1/24/13
August 1995
  • Some Final Thoughts on the 1995 Pear Crop
  • Highlights from the 1995 American Society of Viticulture and Enology Annual Meeting
  • Downy Leaf and Fruit Spot of Walnut
  • New UC Micro-Irrigation Manual
  • 1995 UC Walnut Production Short Course
  • 1995 UC Pear Production Short Course
  • August Checklist
PDF 1/24/13
June 1995
  • Why is Pear Psylla Control So Difficult?
  • Choose Your Walnut Variety With Bloom Weather in Mind
  • Interpreting Bloom-Time Grape Petiole Analysis
  • Cost Study Budget Planner Programs Available
  • Tree and Vine Loss Calculator
  • Recently-Obtained Cost Studies
  • Specialty Crops Handbook on Diskette
  • Upcoming University Extension (UNEX) Viticulture Courses
PDF 1/24/13
May 1995
  • The Lake County Agricultural Commissioner's Involvement With the Management of Common Orchard Pests
  • Lake and Mendocino Pear Full Bloom Temperatures
  • Irrigating Young Trees
  • Oblique-Banded LeafRoller in Pears
  • Local Fruit Frost Program in Jeopardy
  • Organic Production Cost Studies
  • Agricultural Energy Loan Program
  • May Checklist
  • Your Lake County Hort Notes 1995-1996 Subscription From
PDF 1/24/13
April 1995
  • Fruit Set in Bartlett Pears - Pollination vs. Parthenocarpy
  • New Lake County Pear Cost Study
  • University Extension (UNEX) Offers Rhone Varietal Class
  • New County Erosion Publication
  • New UC Irrigation Leaflets
  • Farm Safety Newsletter
  • April Checklist
  • Walnut Pest Management Guidelines; Diseases- Walnut Blight
  • 1995 Lake County Walnut Update (agenda)
PDF 1/24/13
February-March 1995
  • Orchard and Vineyard Thermometer Testing
  • Proper Orchard Heating Maintenance and Operation
  • Effect of Orchard Floor Condition on Temperatures
  • Is it Sate To Combine Wind and Under-Tree Sprinkers?
  • Frost Protection Factors
  • Effect of Dew Point On Air Temperature
  • Frost Pulications
  • 1994 Lake-Mendocino Pear Research Meeting
  • UC Statewide IPM Projects 1995 Train -the- Trainer Programs
PDF 1/24/13
February 1995
  • 1994 Hort Notes Index (by topic)
  • Thank You For You're your Cooperation
PDF 8/24/09
January 1995
  • Pear Pruning Article Translated Into Spanish
  • Background on Harmony Rootstock Warning
  • Items From Recent Meetings (winegrapes/ canopy management and oak root fungus)
  • New UC Small Farm Handbook
  • New UC Ag Safety Training Materials (English and Spanish) 
  • UC Ag Personnel Management Materials
  • UC E-Mail Helps With Ag Pesticide Law
  • Lake-Mendocino 1994 Pear Research Review Agenda
  • Hands On Training for Pesticide Applicators Registration
PDF 2/19/13
December 1994
  • Harmony Rootstock Caution
  • New Vegetable Management Video Available
  • Other New Resources
  • More Upcoming Meetings
  • Oak Root Fungus Field Meeting (agenda)
  • Irrigation Pumping Plants; A Hands On Workshop (agenda)
PDF 2/19/13
October-November1994 Part II
  • Oak Root Fungus Disease in Pears
  • Walnut Pest Update
  • The Importance of Clean Grape Stock
  • Potential For Winter Injury in Grapes and Walnuts
  • Late Fall Checklist
  • 1994 Herbicide Label Status For Nut Crops and Vines
  • Susceptibility of Weeds to Herbicides Table
PDF 2/19/13
October-November 1994 Part 1
  • Like All of You.......We're Catching Up!
  • Pear Pruning Article Translated Into Spanish
  • More Pear Production Resources
  • Apple Cost of Production Studies
  • Financial Management Resources
  • Viticultural Research Publications
  • New UC Publications
  • Other Publications of Interest
  • University Extension (UNEX) Viticulture Courses
  • University Extension (UNEX) Course
  • Winegrape Canopy Management (agenda)
PDF 2/19/13
July 1994
  • Prepare for Walnut Husk Fly (WHF) Season
  • Wine Grape Canopy Management Seminar
  • Leaf Analysis for Pear and Walnut
  • New Lake County Farm Trails Map
  • July Checklist
  • 1994 Pear Research Field Day (English and Spanish agendas)

 

PDF 2/19/13
June 1994
  • Fire Blight Cutting Tool Disinfectants
  • Early summer Walnut Update
  • Interpreting Bloomtime Grape Petiole Analysis
  • New Publication on Mexican Pear Trade Infrastructure
  • University Extension Winegrape Classes
  • New UC Publications
  • June Checklist
PDF 2/19/13
May 1994
  • Walnut Production on Marginal Soils
  • Rootstock for Sauvignon Blanc in Lake County
  • Status of Frosted Scale in Walnut
  • Irrigation Technology Video Available to Borrow
  • New Report Explores Competitive Challenges to Walnut Industry
  • May Checklist
PDF 8/24/09
March 1994
  • Why is it Illegal to Burn Treated Wood?
  • Do You Have Your Copy of the 1993 Pear Research Report?
  • New N Fertilizer and Water Use Video
  • New Irrigation Management Publications
  • Spring University Extension (UNEX) Viticulture Class
  • Lake County Winegrape Commission Growers Questionnaire
  • Informal Monthly Meetings for Grape Growers
  • More 1993 Thank You's!
  • The 1994 Crop Season Is Here
  • 1994 Lake County Winegrape Seminar (agenda)
  • 1994 Lake County Walnut Update (agenda)
PDF 2/19/13
February 1994
  • Orchard and Vineyard Thermometer Testing
  • Wine Grape Day 1994
  • Thank You For Your Cooperation
PDF 8/21/09
January 1994 Environmental Horticulture Edition
  • Hello From Your Farm Advisor
  • Master Gardener Program
  • Evaluation of Two Soil Moisture Sensors in a Landscape Situation
  • California Turfgrass Culture
  • Any UC Davis EH Department Alumni Out There?
  • University Extension (UNEX) Landscape Course Schedule
  • 1994 Turf and Landscape Expo
  • UC IPM Hands-on Training For Pesticide Applicators
PDF 2/19/13
January 1994
  • 1993 Hort Notes Index (by topic)
  • Soil Moisture Monitoring Workshop Handouts
  • Videos Available To Borrow From Our Office
  • Agricultural Personnel Management Program Resources UC IPM Hands-On Training For Pesticide Applicators
PDF 2/19/13
December 1993
  • 1993 Walnut Season Wrap-Up
  • Get Those Rodents With Barn Owls!
  • New Vineyard Management Manual Available
  • New Pamphlet Highlights Lake County Pear Varieties
  • Bench Grafting Procedure for Grapes
  • Upcoming University Extension (UNEX) Courses 
  • University Extension (UNEX) Viticulture Classes
  • Walnut Pest Management Guidelines; Insects and Mites - Frosted Scale and European Fruit Licanium
PDF 2/19/13
November 1993
  • Plan Now To Prevent Bunch Rot in 1994
  • Training and Pruning Apple and Pear Trees
  • Potassium Deficiency in Winegrapes
  • Wine Grape Production Short Course
  • Upcoming University Extension (UNEX) Classes
  • More Conferences
  • Audio-Visual Aids For Your Safety Training Program
  • Soil Moisture Monitoring Workshop (agenda)
  • Newsletters Galore!
PDF 2/19/13
October 1993
  • Begin Next Season's Weed Control Program Now
  • More Weed Control!
         Puncturevine - The Plant and it's Control
         Effect of Water Quality on Herbicide Performance
  • Fall and Winter Zinc Deficiency Correction
  • Grape Pumace as a Source of Fertilizer
  • Fertilizer Research and Education Program Conference
  • 1993 Walnut Harvest
PDF 2/19/13
August 1993
  • Some Thoughts on 1993 Pear Crop
  • Proper Interpretation of Grape Tissue Analyses
  • Vertebrate Pest Management
  • Organized Research at UC Davis
  • 1993 Apple Production Short Course
  • Return Those 'Hort Notes' Subscription Forms!
  • August Checklist
PDF 2/19/13
July 1993
  • Prepare For Heavy Walnut Husk Fly Season
  • Meadow Mice (Vole) Damage in Pear Orchards
  • Avoiding Herbicide Damage to Young Trees
  • Upcoming University Extension (UNEX) Classes
  • New UC Publications
  • Employee Safety Materials
PDF 2/19/13
May 1993
  • Current Trends in Nitrogen Fertilization Research

          1) Uptake and distrbution of N in Thompson Seedles (TJ) Grape Vines

          2) Nitrogen management options for pears

          3) Walnut N fertilization and usage

  • Nitrogen Fertilization of Young Trees
  • Training Young Pear Trees
  • Grape Powdery Mildew - A Problem Year?
  • Walnut Meeting Handouts
  • May Checklist
PDF 2/19/13
April 1993
  • Grape Phylloxera Replanting Options
  • New Grape Cost Studies Available
  • 6th International Symposium on Pear Growing
  • Walnut Blight - A Problem With Late Spring Rains
  • 1993 'Hort Notes' Subscription Renewal
PDF 2/19/13
March 1993
  • Factors Affecting Successful Codling Moth Control
  • What Causes Pear Russeting?
  • Prepare For the 1993 Frost Season
  • 'Hort Notes' Articles on Frost Protection
  • Lake County Grape Publication Updated
  • 1992 Pear Research Reports Available
  • More Thank You's for 1992!!!
  • 1993 Lake County Walnut Update (English and Spanish agendas)
PDF 2/19/13
January-February 1993
  • Orchard and Vineyard Thermometer Testing
  • Virus Symptoms in Replanted Vineyards
     1) Vineyard-Selected Scion Wood Increases Threat of Virus 
           Infection on Alternative Rootstocks
     2) California grapevine registration and certification program
  • Informal Monthly Meetings For Grape Growers
  • Revised Grape Pest Management Manual Finally Available!
  • New Publications for Pear Growers
  • Pesticide and Farm Safety Training Materials
  • Wine Grape Nutrition (agenda)
  • Thank You For Your Cooperation
PDF 2/19/13
July 1992
  • New Phylloxera Strains and Rootstock Choices
  • Pest Management Guideline Updates
  • Pesticide Safety Handouts Available
  • Treating Individual Pear Trees For Lime-Induced Iron Chlorosis
  • Walnut Husk Fly Season is Here
  • Other New UC Publications
  • Certified Farmers Market in Kelseyville
  • 1992 Farmer-to-Consumer Directory
  • Low-Input Farming Systems Field Day
  • July Checklist
  • Pear Research Field Day (agenda)
PDF 2/19/13
May 1992
  • Spring Walnut Field Meeting (agenda)
PDF 5/19/08
February 1992
  • Orchard Thermometer Testing
  • Late Winter Irrigations - Again?
  • Use a Probe to Monitor Soil Moisture
  • 1991 Pear Research Update (agenda)
  • Vineyard Audio-Visual Training Aids (English/Spanish)
  • Specialty and Minor Crops Handbook
  • Organic Farmers Must Register With CDFA
  • More  New UC Publications Available
  • Publications from Non-UC Sources
  • Agricultrual Publications Catalogues
  • Thank you for your Cooperation
  • Lake County 'Hort Notes' Subscription Form
PDF 2/19/13
January 1992
  • 1991 'Hort Notes' Index
  • Upcoming University Extension (UNEX) Courses
  • Farm Conference '92
  • 1992 Pesticide and Farm Safety Update (agenda) (English and Spanish sessions)
PDF 2/19/13
November 1991
  • Potassium Deficiency Correction Factors
  • New Potential Pest Update
  • Spring and Summer Weed Control Begins Now
  • Audio-Visual Tree Training and Pruning Aids (English and Spanish)
  • Herbicides Registered for Major Lake County Perennial Crops
  • Susceptibilty of Weeds to Herbicides
PDF 2/19/13
September-October 1991
  • 1991 Walnut Husk Fly Season
  • Grape Rootstock Characteristics Table Revised
  • More Grape Items to Note
  • Wine Grapes - Growing Uncommon Varieties
  • IPM Manual for Pear Is Here!!!
  • Grape Rootstock Characteristics; Lake County Trials
  • Upcoming University Extension (UNEX) Courses at UC Davis
  • Your Lake County 'Hort Notes' Subscription Form
PDF 2/19/13
August 1991
  • Red Sensation Bartlett Harvest Factors

        Part I: Relationship between size and color

        Part II: Effect of Site and rootstock on color

  • Powdery Mildew Article Error
  • Pre-publication Discount for Revised UC Grape Pest Management Manual
  • Pesticide Container Disposal
  • Workshop Set to Show Growers How To Use Cover Crops
  • Two New UC Personnel Newsletters Available
  • Other Publications Available
  • August Checklist
PDF 2/25/13
June-July 1991
  • Use of AXR #1 Rootstock - A Plea to Nurseries
  • Upcoming University Extension (UNEX) Grape Courses
  • Winter Meeting Handouts Available
  • Pear Pest Management Guidelines Updated
  • New UC Publications Catalogue is Here
  • New UC Publications
  • Other Publications of Interest
  • New California Ag Labor Law Handbook
  • July Checklist
  • Lake County Phylloxera and Rootstock Update (agenda)
PDF 2/25/13
April-May 1991
  • Dormant Oil Phytotoxicity to Pears
  • Spring is a Good Time to Look For - and Plan to Correct - Winter Injury
  • Current Research on Grape/Walnut Diseases
     1) Walnut-Crowngall  Control
     2) Are the new powdery mildew fungicides invincible?
     3) Eutypa Control
  • UC Publications Available
  • UC Publishes New Illustrated Guide to Pesticide Safety
PDF 2/25/13
March 1991
  • Drought Irrigation Strategies

        Part I: Irrigation practices

        Part II: Stragies for our crops

  • UC Irrigation Publications
  • Frost Protection in a Dry Year
  • Frost Protection Factors
  • 'Hort Notes' Articles on Frost Protection
  • 1991 Agricultural Conservation Program Sign-Up
  • 1990 Pear Research Reports Available
  • Upcoming UNEX Courses
  • 1991 Wine Grape Update (agenda)
  • 1991 Walnut Update (agenda)
PDF 2/25/13
February 1991
  • Orchard Thermometer Testing
  • Winter Injury Potential
  • Consider Late Winter Irrigations
  • Time to Monitor for Soft Scale in Walnut
  • 1990 Pear Short Course Recap
  • Thank You For Your Cooperation
PDF 9/10/09
December 1990 - January 1991
  • 1990 Hort Notes Articles Index (by topic)
  • Upcoming University Extension (UNEX) Courses
  • Attention!!! Pesticide Application/Safety Update (English and Spanish agendas)
  • Farm Conference '91
  • Other Upcoming Events
  • 1990 Pear Research Update (agenda)
  • Current Herbicde Status for Orchard Crops
  • Susceptibility of Weeds to Herbicides
PDF 2/25/13
November 1990
  • Grape Clones - Just What Are They? -

           "Romancing the Clone"

  • Guidelines On Choosing Grape Rootstock
  • Walnut Husk Fly Trap Catches
  • UC ANR Publications Available
  • Environmental Liability: What The Agricultural Producer Should Know
  • Breaking New Ground
PDF 2/25/13
October 1990
  • 1990 Walnut Crop Looks Good
  • Zinc Deficiency Correction
  • Pears Featured at Upcoming Marketing Conference
  • Geothermal Resource Seminar
  • October Checklist
PDF 10/13/09
September 1990 Kiwifruit Update
  • Using Total Solids to Measure Kiwifruit Maturity
  • Kiwifruit Nutritional Needs and Relationships
  • Factors Affecting Fruit Size
  • Publications Of Interest
  • Import/Export Status
PDF 5/25/13
September 1990
  • National Farm Safety Week
  • Reviewing the 1990 Grape Season
  • Notes From Summer Travels: Grapes and Pears
  • Fall 1990 University Extension (UNEX) Viticluture Classes
  • Commercial Vineyard Planning Publications
  • September Checklist
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August 1990
  • Stress - By Many Other Names
  • The Beauty of Backhoe
  • Ash Whitefly Update
  • Farm Energy Loan Program
  • Walnut Dehydrator Tour
  • Just Published - Pests of the Garden and Small Farm
  • August Checklist
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July 1990
  • Walnut Husk Fly
  • Mark Calendars!! Water Management Seminar (agenda)
  • Irrigation Management of Young Pear Trees
  • First Announcement! 1990 Pear Growers Short Courses
  • July Checklist
  • Walnut Pest Management Guidelines; Walnut Husk Fly
  • Toxics Liability Symposium
  • Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (TDD)
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June 1990
  • 1990 - The Year of Thrips
  • Soft Scale in Walnut
  • Pear Pest-Management Guidelines - Thrips
  • Simazine and Diuron Herbicides Now Restricted Materials
  • 1990 UC Agricultural Publications Catalogue Now Available
  • Upcoming UNEX Viticulture Classes Offered
  • Black Walnut is Being Honored in Chico
  • June Checklist
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May 1990
  • Plan Now to Avoid Grape Powdery Mildew Resistance to DMI'S
  • Support Stakes for Young Walnuts
  • 1990 Pest Management Guidelines Available
  • Recent UC Publications of Interest
  • Publication Catalogs Available
  • 1990 Winter Meetings
  • Did Someone You Know Not Receive a May Newsletter?
  • May Checklist
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April 1990
  • 'Hort Notes' Subscription Forms: Last Chance!!
  • Organic or Sustainable: Two Possibilities
        Reduced-Input Wine Grape Management
        Is the Future for Lake County Walnuts

              Spelled O-R-G-A-N-I-C

  • Handouts from January Grape Meeting Available
  • Pesticide Safety Training Resources
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March 1990
  • Prepare for the 1990 Frost Season
  • Is It Safe to Combine Wind and Under Tree Sprinklers
  • Frost Publications - Available at UCCE Office
  • A Note On Dew Point
  • Frost Protection Factors
  • 1990 Walnut Update (agenda)
  • Lake County Phylloxera Bioassay Results
  • Grapevine Propagation
  • Hazardous Substance Training Offered
  • ASCS 1989 Disaster Assistance Deadline
  • Keep Those Subscription Renewal Forms Coming!!!!
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February 1990
  • Orchard Thermometer Testing
  • Newsletter Subscription Form
PDF 5/19/08
January 1990
  • 1989 Newsletter Articles Index (by topic)
  • IMPORTANT!!!! Pesticide and Farm Safety Update (agenda)
  • 1989 Pear Research Update (English and Spanish agendas)
  • Warning on AXR #1 Rootstock
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December 1989
  • Winter Meeting Schedule
  • The Case For Fall Weed Control in Bearing Orchards and Vineyards
  •  Commentson 1989 Herbicide Status and Efficency Table
  • Winter University Extension (UNEX) Classes
  • New Publications Available
  • New County Grape Publication Available
  • Thank You For Your Cooperation
  • 1989 Current Herbicide Label Status for Orchard and Vineyards Susceptibility of Weeds to Herbicides
  • Grape Scion Quality Considerations (agenda)

 

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November 1989
  • Ash Whitefly Found in Sacramento
  • Soil Amendments
  • Grape Rootstock and Variety Selections
  • Walnut Variety Update
  • 1990 Fruit Tree Nursery Catalogs
  • Publications Available From UCCE
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October 1989
  • Botrytis Bunch Rot Treatments
  • Walnut Husk Fly Update
  • Reminder! Order Your Pear Pest Management Guidelines
  • Other New Publications
  • October Checklist
  • 1989 Walnut Harvest
  • Growing Grapes with Reduced Inputs Short Course
PDF 5/19/08
September 1989
  • Evaluate Future Production Potential Now
  • Pear Pest Management Guidelines Are Here!
  • More Upcoming Classes and Seminars
  • Viticulture Course Offerings
  • September Checklist
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August 1989
  • A Response to Consumer Questions on Produce Safety (An Editorial)
  • August Checklist
  • New UC Walnut Pest Management Guidelines Available
  • Pest Management Guidelines For Other Crops
  • Reminder - Oakville Grape Day
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July 1989
  • Oregon Pear Researchers to Visit (agenda)
  • Agriculture Water Conservation Practices
  • Will 1989 Be A Premature Ripening Year?
  • Reminder: Grape Rootstock Update
  • Oakville Grape Day (agenda)
  • New Feature - Monthly Checklist
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June 1989
  • Poor Pear Psylla Control - The Problem May Be Your Spray Rig
  • An Invitation to Our Test Plot (variety list)
  • Vineyard Canopy Assessment Workshop Offered
  • Organic Farming Certification Handbook
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May 1989
  • Guidelines for Phylloxera Detection in Vineyards
  • Pesticide Reporting - Local Meeting Upcoming
  • Kiwifruit Meeting
  • 1988 Walnut Cost Studies
  • U.S. Pear Markets at Stake: A Look at our Competition
  • California Walnut Commission 1987-1988 Annual Report
  • 1989 Winter Meetings
PDF 5/19/08
April 1989
  • Grape Powdery Mildew
  • Spring Zinc Deficiency Treatments
  • Effect of Fungicial Sprays on Pear Skin Russet
  • 1988 Pear Research Reports
  • The Drought
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March 1989
  • Reminder! Frost Protection Workshop
  • Frost Publications - Available at UCCE Office
  • New Spray Oil Publication
  • Frost Protection Factors
  • 1989 Walnut Meeting (agenda)
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February 1989
  • 1987 and 1988 Newsletter Articles Index (by topic)
  • Attention: Growers!! Farm Safety Update - Spanish Session
  • 1987-1988 Viticulture Enology Research Summary
  • Attention! Pesticide Use and Worker Safety Update (agenda) (English and Spanish)
  • Walnut Pruning Field Meeting (agenda)
  • University of California - Publications Offered in Past Newsletters
  • Research/Education Priorities Survey- Year 2
  • 1988 Pear Research Results
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January 1989
  • Orchard Thermometer Testing
  • 1989 Frost Protection Workshop
  • UC Program News
  • Herbicide Label Status for Deciduous Fruit 1988-89
  • Susceptibilty of Weeds to Herbicides
  • Cost Estmates For Replacing Damaged Grape Vines
  • California Tree Fruit Agreement Newsletter
  • Grower Reseach/Education Priorities Survey
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December 1988
  • Walnut Deep Bark Canker - An Epidemic?
  • Winter Injury To Grapes
  • Burn Permit Reminder
  • 1989 Winter Meeting Schedule
  • Spanish - Language Pruning Publications Available
  • National Direct Marketing Conference and Trade Show
  • Thank You For Your Cooperation
  • Vineyard Canopy Management (agenda)

 

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November 1988
  • Pear and Walnut Zinc Deficiency Correction - The Key is Proper Diagnosis
  • Organic Pears - The 1988 Market
  • New Phylloxera Locations Detected in Lake County
  • Walnut Husk Fly - Not Moth!
  • Federal Crop Insurance For Pears
  • Walnut Harvest
  • Organic Bartlett Pear Prices - 1988 (OMNIS)
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October 1988
  • Applicants Sought For Agriculture Screening Committee
  • Alternative Ag and Specialty Crop Conference
  • U.C. Grape Courses Offered
  • Grape Rootstock Choices - Yours To Make
  • More Courses For Growers
  • 1988 Grape Harvest
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October 1988 Kiwifruit Update
  • Scheduling Kiwifruit Harvest
  • New U.C. Kiwifruit Specialist
  • Cold-Country Kiwis
  • Kocide 101 To Control Ice Nucleating Bacteria
  • Kiwifruit Diseases - A Brief Update
  • Special Local Need (24-C) - Kocide 101

 

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September 1988
  • Poor Grape Set - Blame it on the Weather
  • Walnuts - Another Poor Quality Year?
  • Chandler - A Lateral Bearing Variety for Lake County?
  • Ultra-Low Volume Sprayers: What is Happening?
  • California Energy Commission Grant and Loan Program
  • New Publications
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August 1988
  • Which Pears Suvived The 1988 Frost Season?
  • Frost Protection Seminar
  • The 1988 Pear Harvest
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July 1988
  • Walnut Husk Fly...Once Again
  • Walnut Husk Fly Field Meeting (agenda)
  • Leaf Analysis For Pears and Walnuts
  • Field Research - Results Often Come Slowly

         The inherent unreliability of short-term feild experiments

  • Newsletter Subscription Renewal - Last Call!
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June 1988
  • UC Test Plot Field Day
  • The Big Freeze - What Happened?
  • Frost Advice From A Fellow Advisor
  • Frost Damaged Grapes - Does Shoot Break-out Pay?
  • Interpreting Bloomtime Grape Petiole Analyses
  • Any New Newsletter Subscribers Out There?
  • Pear Cost Study
  • New Publications
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May 1988
  • Topic of the Year: Drought
       Part I: Tips to save water
       Part II: Strategies for our crops
  • Botrytis Bunch Rot - What's New?
  • Proper Use of Orchard Heaters Saves You Money!
  • 1988 Tasting of Summer Produce
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April 1988
  • Walnut Blight Control for Early Season Varieties
  • Walnut Phytophthora Crown/Root Rot Survey
  • Research/Education Priorities - What You Said
  • Early Season Stresses Can Reduce Next Years Grape Crop
  • Pear/Psylla Resistance To Pydrin
  • Upcoming Events/Classes
  • Seasonal Grape Development Timeline
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February 29, 1988
  • Frost Protection Factors
  • Grape Disease Management Update
  • Apple Pest Management Guidelines
  • UC/IPM Walnut Pest Management Check
  • 24C For Kocide 101 On Kiwifruit
  • Winter Meeting
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February 1, 1988
  • Orchard Thermometer Testing
  • Fruit Frost Telephone Numbers
  • 1988 Winter Pear Meeting (agenda)
  • 1988 Lake County Walnut Update (agenda)
  • Withholding Water - Part Two: Effect on Wine Quality
  • Weed Identification & Control (agendas)
  • Pesticide Hotline Opened by EPA
  • California Agriculture Computing Conference & Trade Show
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January 1988
  • Attention! Pesticide Application/Safety Meeting Set (agenda)
  • Dryland Walnut Pruning Tips
  • Walnut Meetings (agendas)
  • Pear Pest Management Update
  • UNEX Offers Apple & Pear Management Course
  • Vineyard Irrigation - Review of December 17th Meeting
  • Grape Growers - Courses Offered
  • Wine Grape Day (CSU Fresno)
  • How to Plan and Build a Private Road (workshop)
  • Marketing Info for Growers an Shippers
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December 1987 Kiwifruit Update
  • Kocide 101 Registered to Control Ice-Nucleating Bacteria
  • Pruning Demonstration & Boxelder Bug Discussion Field Meeting
  • Kiwifruit Culture (book)
  • Research/Educational Priorities Survey
  • SLN Registration - Kocide 101 - Kiwifruit
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November 1987
  • New Horticulture Advisor
  • Lake County Vineyard Seminar
  • Walnut Growers - Do You Have a Computer?
  • UNEX Short Courses
  • Farm Conference - 88
  • Future Newsletters
  • Informal Grower Survey (Research/Education Priorites)
  • In Memoriam; Johannes Joos, Area Pest Management Specialist 
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