Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Experts: Don't prune so much

Today I went to a University of California Cooperative Extension-sponsored field day at the Nickels Soil Lab near Arbuckle, where farm advisors gave an update on their long-term experiment to see what will happen to walnut trees if you prune them more or less aggressively or don't prune them at all. Their message again this year: Don't prune so much, if at all.

In the photos, UC farm advisor Janine Hasey (top) and UC-Davis pomology specialist Bruce Lampinen are shown speaking to the 60 or so farmers who were in attendance.

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