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2018 Annual Strawberry Production Research Meeting

Date:
02/01/18, 6:45 am - 12:00 pm

Contact: Mark Bolda at 831-763-8040

6:45-7:15 Registration and Sign-in, No fee

7:15-7:40 Laws and Regulations Update, 2018

Juan Hildago, Office of the Santa Cruz County Agriculture

Commissioner

7:40-8:05 Strategies for Determining Nitrogen Needs in Strawberry

Michael Cahn, UCCE Monterey County

8:05-8:30 No Spin Zone: Hard Talk about Fumigation Alternatives

Mark Bolda, UCCE Santa Cruz County

8:30-8:55 LBAM Alert: Reminder to the Grower Community

Mark Bolda, UCCE Santa Cruz County

8:55-9:20 Santa Cruz County Strategic Plan

Carlos Palacios, Santa Cruz County Administrative Officer

9:20-9:50 Break

9:50-10:15 Soil Amendments and Strawberry

Dan Chellemi, Vice President, Agricultural Solutions

10:15-10:40 Fusarium Biology and Ecology

Peter Henry, UC Davis

10:40-11:05 Soilborne Pest Management and Southern California strawberries

Oleg Daugovish, UCCE Ventura County

11:05-11:30 A Discussion about the Use of Synthetic Nitrogen in Organic

Agriculture

Eric Brennan, USDA, Salinas

11:30-11:55 Strawberry Commission Research Update

Mercy Olmstead, California Strawberry Commission

Noon Conclusion of meeting

** A catered breakfast will be available for participants in the meeting


Organizer:
UC ANR

Website:
http://cefresno.ucanr.edu/Calendar/?calitem=392625&g=33586

Venue:
Watsonville Elk's lodge

Address:
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Watsonville, CA, United States