Title: Farm Advisor, County Director
Specialty: All tree crops in Glenn County and olives in Tehama County, integrated pest management.
Bio: Bill Krueger serves as a Glenn County Farm Advisor, with a specialty in olives and Integrated Pest Management. At Washington State University he earned his Bachelor of Science and his Masters of Science degrees in Horticulture. Bill worked worked as an orchard foreman in White Salmon, Washington before coming to the University of California Cooperative Extension in Glenn County, where, since 1980, he has served as the Horticulture Farm Advisor. Working in all phases of crop production for almonds, prunes, walnuts and olives, Bill has conducted long term research in hedgerow plantings of these crops. Integrated Pest management has been an important part of his program, and Bill is currently involved with cooperative research looking for safer, less disruptive methods of pest and disease control in prunes, almonds and walnuts. The author and co-author of more than 50 papers and publications, Bill's vast knowledge and expertise make him a valuable asset to the northern California area.