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

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