Annual Meeting Topics & Speakers
WATER. VENTURA COUNTY: MANAGING WATER CUTBACKS, John Krist, Chief Executive Officer, Ventura County Farm Bureau
ORCHARD TOUR: BROKAW’S LONG CANYON RANCH, Consuelo Fernandez, R&D Manager, Brokaw Nursery, tours the ranch and provides an update on available rootstocks.
OLIVER ATKINS AWARD: DAVE MACHLITT
AVOCADO LACE BUG IN CALIFORNIA, AND SEED WEEVIL IN CENTRAL AMERICA, Dr. Mark Hoddle, UCR
ORCHARD TOUR: MIMAKI RANCH, OXNARD, Gerardo Aldunate, Agronomist and Consultant, Chile, discusses canopy management for high density and conventional plant spacing
AWARD OF HONOR: DARRELL NELSON (posthumous)
ORCHARD TOUR: KIMBALL RANCH, SANTA PAULA, Post fire reconstruction, conventional plant spacing, irrigation improvements.