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Fruit & Nut Research and Information Center
Fruit & Nut Research and Information Center
Fruit & Nut Research and Information Center
University of California
Fruit & Nut Research and Information Center


Extension Courses

hands-on pruning instruction: Principles Class
Principles of Fruit & Nut Tree Growth, Cropping & Mgmt. This annual course is focused on tree biology & it's relation to orchard management.  Next offering: Feb. 22 - Mar. 3, 2016. Class Details

Advances in Walnut Production. This course provides instruction on applied walnut biology & orchard management. Next offering: Nov. 16-19, 2015. Class Details

Fruit & Nut Information

Go to information about your crop

Sections on management and biology for individual crops, articles & websites by UC experts in crop production.
Fruit & Nut Information

Weather-Related Models

Go to Weather-related Models

Chill accumulation models; irrigation scheduling; prediction models for stonefruit harvest, almond & pistachio N, almond hullsplit.
Weather-Related Models

Tree Biology & Orchard Management

Tree Biology & Orchard Management

New content: Flower Anatomy & Pollination, Tree Growth. Links to: Current UC Research, Spray Technology.
Tree Biology & Orchard Management

What's New...

iChill Portion Requirements listing for cultivars of major California fruit & Nut crops updated and expanded by Orchard Advisor Katherine Pope. (January 2015)

New Video SeriesWalnut Grafting, Budding & Field Planting. Orchard demonstrations by nurseryman Alex Suchan, Produced by Rachel Elkins and UC ANR.

Video Recordings of recent UC-sponsored Meetings: Advances in Pistachio Production: Nov. 18-20, 2014, Visalia Convention Center. Videos

Job Opportunity:  Oregon State University is seeking applicants for the Director position at their Food Innovation Center. closing 12/1/15 (#0015613). more

Events Calendar

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Fruit & Nut Center Updates

  • Fruit & Nut Welcomes New Center Manager

    Added September 14, 2015
    Krista Rindell, FNRIC Center Manager

    The Fruit & Nut Research & Information Center welcomes Krista Rindell as our new Center Manager. Krista came onboard in July and has taken over many tasks of the Center that further our mission to support UC Cooperative Extension and the...

  • Calculate Your VOC Emissions

    Added July 20, 2015
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    As summer continues to heat up, keep in mind that regulations remain in effect to reduce the volatile organic compounds (VOCs) that can be emitted into the atmosphere by pesticides and other harmful chemicals and contribute to the amount of ozone or...

  • Advances in Walnut Production Short Course

    Added May 18, 2015
    Walnut Canopy Management

     Set for Nov 16 - 19, 2015 on the UC Davis Campus The UC Fruit & Nut Research & Information Center and UC Cooperative Extension are offering a pomology short course focused on Walnut production: tree biology, orchard management and...

Find An Expert

A listing of UCCE Pomology Farm Advisors by County, including their areas of expertise and contact information.
Backyard growers, contact your UCCE Master Gardener.

Online Research Databases

Repositories of Annual Research Reports for the following California crops: Walnuts, Dried Plums, Stone Fruit. Research Databases

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