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UCCE Irrigation & Nutrient Management Meeting, Salinas

February 18 @ 7:45 am - 12:30 pm

Free
Downy Mildew Devastates Vegetable Crops in Southern California

AGENDA

7:45         Registration (free)

8:00          Best management practices for mitigating pesticides in run-off

Bryn Phillips, Toxicologist, UCD Granite Canyon Laboratory

8:30          Does evapotranspiration (ET) work?

Michael Cahn, Irrigation and Water Resources Advisor, Monterey, San Benito, and Santa Cruz Counties

9:00         Effect of drip germination on topical N fertilizer applications

Richard Smith, Vegetable Crops and Weed Science Advisor, Monterey, San Benito, and Santa Cruz Counties

9:30         Using weather-based irrigation scheduling for optimizing cauliflower production

Lee Johnson, Senior Research Scientist, NASA Ames Research Center-CSUMB

10:00       Break

10:30        A minus R: Implications and challenges for Central Coast farming.

Michael Cahn, Irrigation and Water Resources Advisor, Monterey, San Benito, and Santa Cruz Counties

11:00        Treatment of reservoir and tail water for protecting food safety

Channah Rock, Associate Professor, University of Arizona

11:30        Organic fertilization of vegetables

Joji Muramoto, Cooperative Extension Specialist, UC Santa Cruz  

12:00       Update on Salinas Valley ground water management

TBD

12:30       Pizza Lunch

CCA & DPR continuing education credits have been requested

For more information, contact Lennis Arriaga @ 831-759-7353, email: larriaga@ucanr.edu

Venue

Monterey County Agricultural Center
1432 Abbott Street
Salinas, CA 93901 United States
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