Fruit & Nut Research and Information Center
Fruit & Nut Research and Information Center
Fruit & Nut Research and Information Center
University of California
Fruit & Nut Research and Information Center

Extension Courses

Principles of Fruit and Nut Tree Growth, Cropping & Management

Next offering: February 20 - March 2, 2017

An annual extension class focused on understanding how trees work. Instruction on the fundamentals of physiology, tree growth, and fruit growth that underlie orchard management practices. Class includes lecture, field, and laboratory-based instruction by University of California experts, with an additional four-day field trip throughout California production regions.

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Advances in Walnut Production

next offering: November 16 - 19, 2017 (Tentative)

Up-to-date knowledge of biology and technology combined with our instructor's experience is the basis for making sound orchard management and business decisions. The University of California Cooperative Extension and the UC Fruit and Nut Research & Information Center are offering this class to provide instruction on applied walnut biology and how it related to pomological practices.

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Educational Resources for Individual Crops

Individual Crops Menu
These pages are being developed as resources for educational classes. They are reviewed by university experts and contain information on propagation, orchard management, variety and rootstock selection, pests, and diseases for 18 fruit and nut tree crops commonly grown commercially in California.

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