Fruit and Nuts
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Fruit and Nuts

Fruit and Nuts

Katherine Jarvis-Shean is the Area Orchard Systems Advisor for Sacramento, Solano and Yolo Counties, covering production research, education and assistance with almonds, prunes and walnuts.

Additional resources are available at the UC Davis Fruit and Nut Research and Information Center page.

Contact Katherine at 530-377-9528 or

NEW Young Orchard Handbook

This publication provides an overview of recent research and information to assistant in the management of young almond and walnut orchards. Proper management of an orchard in the first five years of its life will help optimize orchard health, growth and yield over the life of the orchard. Click to download:
Young Orchard Handbook

Fruit & Nut News

Job Offer: Plant Manager Carriere Family Farms (Butte County)
  Joe Produce Search is recruiting for Carriere Family Farms in Glenn, CA for a Plant...

Check out the Revised Almond and Walnut Pest Management Guideline
Writer/editor Cheryl Reynolds at UC Integrated Pest Management, just published this fantastic blog...

Job Offer Fruit and Nut Tree Manager Position
Pinnacle Recruitment Services is recruiting for a client in the Northern California region for a...

Job offer: Nursery Operations Horticulturist in Ventura County
Brokaw Nursery, located in Ventura County, is seeking a motivated employee to spearhead their...

Interview With Tree Breeder Tom Gradziel
Tom Gradziel Breeding trees takes a long time, says Tom  Gradziel, a geneticist at...

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