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Know Before You Go

Final, last minute details to make your experience at The Almond Conference smooth and enjoyable.


View the Conference Program and Company Directory to plan your time at TAC. Printed versions of both resources will be provided in every attendee tote bag onsite.


Pre-registered attendees may go directly to the Pre-registration kiosks in The West Lobby and scan their QR code received upon registering. Attendees who do not use the QR code may type in their name at the kiosk to pull up their registration and print their badge. The kiosks will be staffed for any assistance that is needed. Any attendee who is not pre-registered may register at the Onsite Registration counters in The West Lobby. Registration is free for all attendees.

Registration badges are required to enter the trade show and conference sessions. Onsite registration hours below:

  • Tuesday, Dec. 5, 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Dec. 6, 7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. AND 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, Dec. 7, 7:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

The following sessions on Wednesday, Dec. 6 are paid sessions and provide meals. Visit the Onsite Registration kiosk to add any of these meals to your registration.

  • Grower Breakfast | 8:00-9:30 a.m. | $15 – You do NOT need to purchase a breakfast ticket to attend this session. Breakfast will be available for those who purchase breakfast.
  • Lunch Session | 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. | $40
  • Gala Dinner | 7:00-9:00 p.m. | $90

Food trucks will be parked outside the West Lobby during the following times:

  • Tuesday, Dec. 5, 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Dec. 6, 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, Dec. 7, 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

There will be ample seating with tables and chairs in the Lounges in the Almond Conference. Food trucks accept cash and credit cards.


The SCUCC Starbucks only accepts credit cards (no cash) and is open 7:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. every day.


Below is the final listing for the sessions that were approved for CEU hours:

  • Tuesday, Dec. 5
    • Pollinators: Update on Endangered Species Protection and Grower Opportunities
      • DPR 1 hour Other
      • CCA 1 hour integrated Pest Management
    • Plant Bug Issues This Year and Beyond and Available Management Tools
      • DPR 1 hour Other
      • CCA 1 hour Sustainability
    • Developing a Disease Management Strategy When Prices are Low
      • DPR 1 hour Other
      • CCA 1 hour Crop Management
  • Wednesday, Dec. 6
    • A Year-Long Management Strategy for Navel Orangeworm
      • DPR 1 hour Other
      • CCA 1 hour Integrated Pest Management
    • Automation – A Key to Precision Irrigation Management
      • CCA 1 hour Precision Ag
      • CDFA-Irrigation and Nitrogen Management 1 hour Irrigation Management
    • Pesticides and Pest Management: From the Orchard to the Table
      • DPR .5 hour Laws and Regulations
      • DPR .5 hour Other
  • Thursday, Dec. 7
    • Test Prep: Private Applicator Certificate (aka the brown card)
      • DPR 1 hour Laws and Regulations

City Parking

  • Lot D – 110 spaces (12th & I Street)  
  • Lot X – 181 spaces (2nd & N Street)  
  • Lot Y – 32 spaces (2nd & O Street)  
  • State Capitol - 15th Street, between L and N Streets, on the west side
    • This area has a 3-hour maximum parking time limit. For State Capitol security no overnight parking is allowed and parking regulations are strictly enforced.
  • Front Street Parking – Front Street, south of O Street and Riverfront Promenade
  • Lot 293 - 401 I St Sacramento, CA 95814
    • Based on a First come first serve basis.
    • Bus parking is free.
    • 321 spaces (West portion near Railroad Museum)
Privately Owned Parking  
  • 14th & I Street 46 spaces  
Additional Parking Links