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Grapes Tree Fruits Nut Crops

Bob Beede
Farm Advisor, Emeritus

After 34 plus years of service to the University of California and Southern San Joaquin Valley grape, tree fruit and nut growers, Bob officially retired from Cooperative Extension June 30, 2013.  During his tenure, Bob conducted research on disease and pest management, irrigation, weed control, and cultural practices. His specialty was walnuts and pistachios. Bob is still active in agriculture privately, and we wish him well in his new endeavors. We also congratulate him on his recent acceptance as a UC Emeritus. 


Crop Information  Click here for individual commodities.

Management  Click here for information on specific topics related to establishment and production of tree and vine crops.

Plant Nutrition  Click here for articles pertaining to soil and foliar fertilization of trees and vines.

Educational Videos  Click here to watch informal videos made by Bob Beede and Tony Garcia on various crop topics.

Other Links  Click here for UC cost studies, loss calculator, UC publication catalogue, and other valuable sites.