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What Are the Benefits of Whole Orchard Recycling, Including Disease Control?

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Date April 21, 2021
Time 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Pacific
Location Webinar
Registration Required Yes

The Nitty Gritty on California Soils: What Are the Benefits of Whole Orchard Recycling, Including Disease Control?

Wednesday, April 21, 2021, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Pacific time


​In this presentation, Dr. Brent Holtz of University of California Cooperative Exension (UCCE) for San Joaquin County will zero in on management challenges, benefits to the soil/new orchard, and carbon sequestration. Dr. Holtz (aka The Almond Doctor) will discuss incorporating whole orchard recycling with anaerobic soil disinfestation to control replant disease.

You can register here​​.


This is the second in a four-part series on California soils hosted by the California Farm Demonstration Network  (CDFA). The series will feature four speakers, each with extensive knowledge of California soils through the lens of farming and agriculture. Speakers will be covering various topics, including composting, orchard recycling, soil sampling, testing for microbial dynamics, and more.

CDFA was formed as a result of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the California Association of Resource Conservation Districts (CARCD), USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), California Farm Bureau Federation (CFBF), California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA), University of California, Davis (UCD), and University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources (UCANR).