Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
University of California
Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources

2018 Annual Strawberry Production Research Meeting

Date: February 1, 2018

Time: 6:45 AM - 12:00 PM

Contact: Mark Bolda at 831-763-8040

Sponsor: UCCE Santa Cruz & Santa Cruz Ag.Commissioner

Location: Watsonville Elk's lodge

Event Details

2018 Annual Strawberry Production Research Meeting

February 1, 2018

Watsonville Elk's Lodge, 121 Martinelli St.

6:45am-12:00pm

 

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

             

 

 

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