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UC Dry Bean Field Day

August 31, 2021 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Blackeye, garbanzo and lima bean growers are invited to a free field day held by the UC Cooperative Extension at UC Davis. From new varieties, to IPM and nutrient management, it will be a full program. See the agenda below for more details, and register for the field day HERE. For more information, please contact UCCE farm advisors:
(mmleinfeldermiles@ucanr.edu), Sarah Light (selight@ucanr.edu), or Rachael Long (rflong@ucanr.edu).CCA continuing education credits (2.0) will be offered (0.5 of NM, 0.5 of PM, 1.0 of CM).

9:00 am General Introduction
Paul Gepts, UC Davis
Improving Both Productivity and Nutritional Quality in Beans
Christine Diepenbrock, UC Davis
Garbanzo Drought Tolerance Genetic Study
Claire Spickermann, UC Davis
Applying Novel Sensor Technology to Studying Lygus Interactions in Lima Bean
Kimberly Gibson, UC Davis
Green cotyledon and Growth Vigor Research
Varma Penmetsa, UC Davis
Lima Bean Breeding and Cooperative Dry Bean Nursery
Antonia Palkovic, UC Davis
Dry Bean Research Update: Seed Treatments, Plant Growth Regulators, USDA
Garbanzo Variety Trials – Rachael Long, UC Cooperative Extension
Nitrogen Fertility in Common Beans following Whole Orchard Recycling
Michelle Leinfelder-Miles, UC Cooperative Extension
10:30 am Travel to Agronomy Field Headquarters
Release of New Bean Varieties with Heirloom-like Seed Patterns, BCMV Resistance, and Improved Yields – Travis Parker, UC Davis
Post-emergence Herbicide Options for Broadleaf Weed Control in Blackeye-beans – Jose Luiz Carvalho de Souza Dias, UC Cooperative Extension
UC Blackeye Variety Trial Updates – Sarah Light, UC Cooperative Extension
11:15 am Travel to Campbell Tract Field
Physiological Breeding for Drought Resilience in Common Bean Tom Buckley, UC Davis


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