Pistachio Day 2012 Presentations
2012 Annual Statewide Pistachio Day
Visalia Convention Center
Wednesday, January 18, 2012
Power Point Presentations (pdf)
Pesticides, Food Safety, GAPs, Sustainability, and the California Pistachio Industry
Bob Klein, Manager, California Pistachio Research Board
Navel Orangeworm Management in 2011 vs 2010: Factors Affection Successful NOW Control
Joel P. Siegel, Research Entomologist, USDA/ARS, Parlier
Kern NOW Damage, Sanitation Research and Advances in Pheromone Development
Bradley S. Higbee, Research Entomologist, Paramount Farming Co.
Research Update on Planting Pistachios in Saline Soils
Blake Sanden, UCCE Irrigation and Soils Farm Advisor, Kern County
Hot Tips for Improved Control of Nutsedge, Fleabane, and other Difficult Weeds
Kurt Hembree, UCCE Weed Management Farm Advisor, Fresno County
Getting a Better Shake: Harvesting Pistachio Trees in the Future
Louise Ferguson, UCCE Pomology Specialist, UC Davis
Nematodes in Pistachios: What Do We Know?
Mike McKenry, UCCE Nematologist, UC Kearney and UC Riverside
Advances in Managing Alternaria & Botryosphaeria Blights; and Controlling Aflatoxin with AF36
Themis Michailides, UCCE Plant Pathologist, UC Kearney and UC Davis
What's the Latest in Pistachio Plant Nutrition?
Patrick Brown, UCCE Specialist and Professor of Plant Nutrition, UC Davis