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Serving the educational needs of the various agricultural production industries in California that produce greenhouse ornamental crops and outdoor nursery products.

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Summer 2018 Newsletter

Last Edition   (Volume 22, Issue 2) .


NORS-DUC Field Day 2018               

12 September, Wednesday   8:30-12:30, with BBQ lunch provided

Dominican University, San Rafael, CA


Please RSVP to: Karen Suslow Karen.Suslow@dominican.edu by 15 August at which time I will provide the specific conference room location and map.  Please sign up early as we have limited space.

Thank you and we look forward to having you join us for our second Field Day at NORS.  No fee






Online Tool for Best Management Practices

for Multiple Pests in California Nursery and Floriculture Operations

This online tool allows growers/shippers to create a set of BMPs unique to their nursery based on county locations and the pests/pathogens under quarantine or of concern in those counties. 

Access Form


Any questions about upcoming or recent events?


Loren Oki lroki@ucdavis.edu                   

Leticia Macias lemacias@ucdavis.edu 

We'll add it to our web site!


Upcoming Events: 



California Nursery Conference & Grower Tour in conjunction with the USDA NC1186 and S-1065 Groups
June 19-20, 2018
Presentations posted
Watsonville, CA

Pest Management Symposium
February 22, 2018
Presentations posted
Watsonville, CA

Fertilizers: Types, Use, and Methods of Monitoring Fertilizer Status in a Nursery Operation
February 20, 2018
Presentation posted
Salinas, CA

Fertilizers: Plant Nutrition and the Nursery Infrastructure
January 11, 2018
Presentation posted
Salinas, CA


To view programs in 2017 and before, go to the Program and Publications page

Container Nursery Production and Business Management Manual

Nursery manual cover
Now available from the ANR catalog for $40.00 per copy

Access Catalog 



From the UC Blogosphere...

Scene One: UC Davis undergraduate student Andrew Kisin of the Aldrin Gomes lab, charges toward distinguished professor Bruce Hammock. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey) A UC Davis Soakfest That's 15 Minutes of Aim
Posted 7/6/2018 - Take one distinguished professor and one undergraduate student. Be sure it's a warm summer day. Then just add water. What...

Standing in front of the blacklighting, Bohart associate Greg Kareofelas talks to moth enthusiasts at the 2017 Bohart Museum of Entomology Moth Night. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey) Bohart Museum Open House: Let's Celebrate Moths!
Posted 7/5/2018 - National Moth Week, July 21-29,  celebrates the beauty, life cycles and habitats of moths. What's not to celebrate?...

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