An Exclusive Event for Sacramento Valley Growers

Sacramento Tree Eduction DayNovember 7, 2018

Join us at the annual Tree Education Day to learn about the latest developments in the fruit and nut orchard industry. Topics include root health management, the use of orchard cover crops, and education on spray adjuvants. We'll also learn about the market forces affecting Sacramento Valley growers.

A tasty luncheon of locally sourced, earth-friendly dishes will be served by Sierra Nevada Brewing Company® and the day will close with a drawing of excellent door prizes donated by Simplot Grower Solutions.

Space is limited, so R.S.V.P. now to reserve your seat and luncheon entrée.

CEU Hours for PCA, QAL, CCA have been requested.


7:30am Registration Begins
8:15 Introduction and Overview
8:30 Robert Gulack, M.S., Senior Agronomist, Simplot Grower Solutions, "The Critical Factors of Root Health and How We Can Beneficially Manage It."
9:15 Fred Thomas, B.S., Owner, CERUS Consulting, "Successful Strategies for Orchard Cover Crops."
10:00 Break
10:15 John Perry, B.S., Technical Services Team Manager, Simplot Grower Solutions, "Practical Uses of Adjuvants in the Spray Tank."
11:15 David Magaña, Ph.D., Vice President and Senior Analyst, Rabobank Food and Agribusiness Group, "Economic Forces Shaping the Future of the Fruit and Tree Nut Markets."
12:00pm Complimentary Luncheon and Prize Raffle

Prize Raffle

Prizes to include 65"UHD TV, DeWalt® Combo Kit, Beretta® semi-auto shotgun, Savage® 17HMR rifle & scope, Stihl® chainsaw, Traeger® grill/smoker, and more.

Sacramento Valley Tree Education Day

When: November 7, 2018 | 7:30am - Lunch
Where: Sierra Nevada Brewing Company. Parking will be off-site at the Silver Dollar Fairgrounds. From there you will be shuttled to the Sierra Nevada Brewery.
Parking: Silver Dollar Fairgrounds. 2357 Fair Street, Chico, CA 95928
Directions from Highway 99: Take the Skyway/Park Ave. exit 383. Go west on Skyway Rd. (Skyway Rd. becomes E. Park Ave.) Turn right (north) onto Fair St. (Casa Ramos Restaurant is on the corner). Fair St. is 0.2 miles past Dr. Martin Luther King Pkwy. If you reach Park Ave. you've gone too far.

RSVP: (530) 458-2181 or email

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