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FREP Appearances at Upcoming Events in 2019

The California Department of Food & Agriculture’s Fertilizer Research and Education Program (FREP) will have a booth or table at events in the upcoming months. Stop by to say ‘hello’ and pick up educational materials about nutrient and irrigation management.

FREP materials at agriculture conference.

Plant and Soil Conference

What: The California chapter of the American Society of Agronomy hosts this annual conference to promote and share agricultural issues, research results, and practical applications relevant to California’s diverse agriculture industry. Through presentations, panel discussions and a poster session, the conference covers a wide array of topics, including sustainable water management, climate smart agriculture, agricultural technologies, integrated pest management and nutrient management. Conference presenters and participants come from academia, agricultural consulting, farming, and state and federal agencies.

When: February 5-6, 2019

Where: DoubleTree Hotel, 2233 Ventura Street, Fresno, CA

How: See details at

World Ag Expo

What: Entering its 52nd year, World Ag Expo® is the largest annual outdoor agricultural tradeshow in the world. With 1,500 exhibitors and 2.6 million square feet of exhibit space, World Ag Expo® provides a platform for networking, education, and business in one of the most productive ag counties in the United States. With a diverse lineup of agriculture companies and seminars covering international trade, irrigation, women in agriculture, harvesting technology, and more, there is something for every agricultural professional.

When: February 12-14, 2019

Where: International Agri-Center, 4500 South Laspina Street, Tulare, CA

How: See details at

California Irrigation Institute Conference

What: The California Irrigation Institute hosts an annual conference on California water issues, water use efficiency, water quality, and surface and groundwater management. The conference features leading water industry experts, government agency leaders, water district managers, innovative farmers, and vendors with leading water-saving products. The sessions will discuss research results and practical field experience.

When: February 4-5, 2019

Where: Hilton, 2200 Harvard Street, Sacramento, CA

How: See details at

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