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Issue Articles Type Date Added
Flooding Impacts SJV News Release PDF 4/20/23
In a Nutshell - November 2021 PDF 11/29/21
In a Nutshell - June 2021 PDF 6/4/21
December 2019 PDF 12/3/19
November 2019 PDF 12/3/19
2019 Almond Short Course

Registration fee increases on October 22.  See attached flyer for more information.

PDF 10/14/19
In A Nutshell -December 2018 PDF 12/6/18
In a Nutshell -July 2018

A new issue is available for In a Nutshell.

  • Dissecting Almond Hull Rot
  • Understanding seasonal vegetative growth on almond
  • Boron Deficiency in Almonds and Pistachios
  • Walnut Short Course Registration Information
PDF 7/24/18
Nut Harvest Safety Training Class PDF 6/14/18
In a Nutshell-December 2016 Kings & Tulare Counties

In this issue:

Pistachio Day - January 18, 2017
Tri-County Walnut Day - February 2, 2017
Are You Choosing the Right Spray for the Right Weeds?
Does Your Orchard have Ganoderma Root and Butt Rot?
Introducing new UCCE Advisors

PDF 1/4/17
In A Nutshell -December 2016 PDF 12/22/16
IPM Field Update Meeting PDF 6/7/16
In a Nutshell-2016 Pistachio Bloom

In this issue:

The 2016 Pistachio Bloom

  • Chilling hour accumulation
  • Anticipated bloom time
  • Pollination

Planning for your summer tree nut weed control


PDF 4/8/16
Almond Orchard Grinding Demonstration PDF 1/27/16
December 2015 In a Nutshell--2016 Statewide Pistachio Day

In this issue:

  • N Budgeting Following the 4 R’s
  • 2016 Statewide Pistachio Day-January 20, 2016
PDF 1/8/16
47th Tri-County Walnut Day 2016

47th Tri-County Walnut Day

Thursday, February 4, 2016

8:00 am - 12 noon

Wyndham Visalia
(formerly Holiday Inn)

PDF 1/8/16
In a Nutshell-Almond IPM Meeting January 7, 2016

A new issue is available for In a Nutshell.

Almond IPM Meeting Contents:

Almond IPM Meeting 
What is the future of chlorpyrifos and other IPM tools? 
Open dialogue about emerging issues, current regulations and new technologies…

PDF 12/21/15
Southern San Joaquin Valley Almond Symposium PDF 5/13/14
Gill's Mealybug in Pistachios PDF 8/21/13
2013 Navel Orangeworm Management Meeting PDF 4/19/13
2012 Annual Pistachio Day


 It’s time to make plans for the University of California Cooperative Extension’s annual Pistachio Day 2012 on January 18, 2012 at the Visalia Convention Center. Directions are here.

 For your newsletters, websites, office walk-ins and any other client contact you have in December or early January:  Please include the attached flyer that lists the agenda as well as a form for mail-in registration. Mail-in registrations can only be paid with a check. (Please note that mail-in forms must be in the FNRIC office by Friday, January 6.)

We ask that you strongly encourage your clients to register online at

This is the only way to register with a credit card. (Online registration will close on Friday, January 13 at 5:00 pm.)

On-site registration will cost $10 more per person ($35) and we will only be accepting cash or checks.

 If you have any questions, please contact me or this year’s Pistachio Day Chair, Bob Beede at 559-582-3211, Ext 2737 or bbeede@ucdavis.edu.

 Thank you for your help in promoting 2012 Pistachio Day!

 Judy Sams

UC Fruit & Nut Research and Information Center
University of California
Phone: 530-754-9708
Fax: 530-754-8523

 mail to: fruitsandnuts@ucdavis.edu

Web: http://fruitsand

PDF 12/5/11
Kings County Ethephon Newsletter-August 2011 PDF 8/15/11
Walnut Husk Fly Management 2011 PDF 8/15/11
UC, USDA- ARS Area Wide NOW Seminar PDF 3/9/11
Kings County Almond Pruning Demonstration: Years 1 & 2 PDF 11/15/10
NRCS Air Quality Program - Diesel Engine Replacement - Signup deadline January 29 PDF
Smart Sprayers Make $ense PDF 8/17/11
Orchard Replant Management without Methyl Bromide PDF
Hull Rot Magagement on Almonds

Hull Rot Management on Almonds

PDF 8/17/11
Ag Pump Efficiency Program PDF
Grower Quick Tips for Managing Almonds with Bud Failure PDF
Understanding and Managing Non-Infectious Bud Failure in Almonds PDF
Statewide Walnut Acreage by County in 2007 PDF
Navel Orangeworm & Mealy bug Pest Management for Pistachios & Almonds PDF