Mar 5, 2024
UCCE offers March 7 workshop on nut and fruit production practices

The University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE) and other institutions are hosting a workshop aimed at providing nut and fruit producers with strategies to adapt to changing conditions.

The workshop, titled “Adapting Fruit and Nut Production Practices in the San Joaquin Valley to Changing and Variable Climate,” is scheduled to take place from 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. PT on March 7 at the International Agri-Center in Tulare, California.

This event is being organized by UC Davis, UC Merced, UCCE Tulare County, Land IQ and UC ANR, and will include insights and research findings from Daniele Zaccaria, Tapan Pathak and Elizabeth Fichtner.

A range of topics for climate-resilient agriculture will be on tap, including incentives for climate-adaptive agricultural practices, climate change trends and impacts, challenges specific to fruit and nut production, effects of cover cropping, whole orchard recycling and more.

This is a free event that offers morning and afternoon sessions, lunch, materials and presentations.Registration is now open and is available online.

This event is well-suited for nut and fruit growers, orchard and vineyard managers, industry representatives, technical assistance providers, consultants, researchers, students and officials from state/federal agriculture agencies.

The full schedule is now available online through UCCE. CEU credits are available.

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