Biologically Integrated Orchard Systems: Cover Cropping, Sanitation, & Mating Disruption in Walnuts [Free, In Person Field Day]

Start: Tuesday, November 30, 2021 8:00 AM Pacific Daylight Time (US & Canada) (GMT-07:00)

End: Tuesday, November 30, 202111:00 AM Pacific Daylight Time (US & Canada) (GMT-07:00)

Host Contact Info: ecologicalfarming@caff.org

Community Alliance with Family Farms (CAFF) invites you to a free on-farm event on Biologically Integrated Orchard Systems (BIOS). We will be highlighting the role and effects of cover crops,  the effectiveness of mating disruption, and the importance of winter sanitation, as well as providing updates on the BIOS project in walnut orchards.

Featured Speakers:

Dominic Bruno  Assistant General Manager at River Garden Farms

Hanna Kahl Ph.D.  Ecological Pest Management Program Specialist CAFF

Jhalendra Rijal Ph.D. Area Integrated Pest Management Advisor for San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Merced counties at UCCE

Xia Zhu-Barker Ph.D. & Diana Zapata Ph.D.  Assistant Professional Researcher & Postdoctoral Researcher (respectively) in the  Dept. Land, Air, & Water Resources at UC Davis

Event Location:

The event will be held at 41758 County Rd 112, Knights Landing. Click here for Google maps location. Here is a map of the site:

1.5 CDPR Continuing Education Credits (CEUs) and 0.5 INMP CEUs with FREP available for attendees.

Make sure to dress prepared for walking in the field and for inclement weather conditions.