Events Calendar

This calendar is composed of outreach events related to agricultural management practices that align with FREP’s mission. To add an outreach event, contact us at frep@cdfa.ca.gov.

Feb
21
Thu
Central Coast Caneberry Meeting
Feb 21 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

8:00 REGISTATION

8:30 Nutrient Management Issues in Caneberry Mark Bolda, UCCE Monterey

8:50 Primocane Blackberry and Raspberry Evaluations at Santa Paula and Oceano CA Mark Gaskell, UCCE SLO and Oleg Daugovish, UCCE Ventura

9:20 Runoff from Raspberry Tunnels: Evaluation of Management Practices Oleg Daugovish, UCCE Ventura

9:40 Miticide Effects on Spider Mites and Predatory Mites Anna Howell, UCCE Ventura

10:00 BREAK

10:10 Spotted-wing Drosophila (SWD) Management in Organic Blackberries Anna Howell, UCCE Ventura

10:30 SWD: Bait and Kill Strategy Mark Bolda, UCCE Monterey

10:50 Substrate/hydroponic Production Dwight Rowe, SunGro

11:20 Current Trends in Caneberry Production 

12:00 Adjournement

To register, please go to this link: http://ucanr.edu/survey/survey.cfm?surveynumber=26552

Feb
26
Tue
Central Coast Irrigation and Nutrient Management Mtg @ Monterey County Ag Center Conference Room
Feb 26 @ 7:45 am – 12:30 pm

7:45 Registration (free)

8:00 Production of organic baby spinach using buried drip irrigation

Ali Montazar, Irrigation Advisor UCCE, Imperial and Riverside Counties

8:30 Mitigating pesticides and sediments in tail water using polyacrylamide (PAM): a new approach

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

9:00 Full season nitrogen management of vegetables

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

9:30 Optimizing water management in celery using ET weather-based scheduling

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

10:00 Break

10:30 Region 5 water quality coalitions – demonstrating achievements in water quality

Parry Klassen, Executive Director, Coalition for Urban Rural Environmental Stewardship (CURES)

11:00 Evaluation of salinity effects on strawberry production

Andre Biscaro, Irrigation Water Resources Advisor, Los Angeles and Ventura Counties

11:30 Water and nitrogen management of Asian vegetables/SWEEP and Healthy soils programs

Aparna Gazula, Small Farms Advisor, Santa Clara, San Benito, and Santa Cruz Counties

12:00 Grower Panel: Nitrogen Management in Practice

Saul Lopez, D’Arrigo Brothers; Mark Mason, Huntington Farms; and Sal Montes, Christiansen and Giannini

12:30 Pizza Lunch

CCA & DPR continuing education credits have been requested