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2023 Principles Course Scholarships Open Now

Scholarship applications for the 2023 Principles of Fruit & Nut Tree Growth, Cropping & Management course are open now! The Fruit and Nut Research and Information Center will offer a limited number of scholarships for new and small-acreage Californian fruit-growers.

Nitrogen and Potassium Prediction Model


The Nitrogen and Potassium Prediction Model is now live on the Fruit and Nut Research and Information Center’s website! This robust tool will help growers determine the recommended amount of nitrogen and potassium needed to maximize productivity for pistachio trees. The tool allows users to predict their pistachio trees’ nitrogen & pistachio demand before the season begins. Users can also input leaf test results, if available, to increase the accuracy of their mid-season update.

Cost and Returns Studies

Cost and Return Studies for many of California’s fruit, vegetable, field, tree and vine crops, and animal commodities are made available to the public through a joint effort between the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics (ARE) at the University of California, Davis and the University of California Division of Agricultural and Natural Resources (ANR).