News and Announcements
Summer 2017 Newsletter
(Volume 21, Issue 1)
Our Summer 2017 newsletter issue focuses on Phytophthora and other root pathogens and how to manage these diseases in the nursery.
UC Landscape Plant Irrigation Trials
Autumn Ratings Open House Event
For Landscape and Horticulture Professionals, Academics and UC Master Gardeners. UC Davis
September 26 & 27, 2017
Space is limited; please RSVP by filling out the survey:
Full reports of previous trials results can be viewed here: http://ccuh.ucdavis.edu/Projects/plant-trials.
California Nursery Conference
The Conference took place in Irvine, Ca. on July 27th. Presentations posted
- Analyzing Production Systems and Marketing Environmental Features of Landscape Plants
- Marketing Environmental Features and Decision Management
- Irrigation and Nutrient Management
- Managing and Using Recycled Water
- Treating Captured Runoff for Reuse and Economics of Recycling Water
Credits have been approved by: CCA (5hrs), ISA (4hrs), CCNPro (6hrs) , San Diego RWQCB (2hrs).
Credits have been applied for from CDPR, Ventura County AILG, and LA ILG.
Now available: Publication by Bill Matthews examining the economics of scouting. This study was a joint project with the Agricultural Issues Center and UCNFA, funded by a CDFA Specialty Crops Block Grant.
Select ABC's workshops are now online!
UCNFA online presentations in both English and Spanish can now be accessed online.
We hope you find value in these educational presentations and we look forward to offering more in the future!
Having an efficient irrigation system is key to managing water resources under drought conditions. Click on the link above to download this Excel worksheet developed by Loren Oki and Darren Haver of UC Cooperative Extension. This worksheet will calculate the distribution uniformity of an irrigation system when measurements of the water volume captured in catch cans is entered.
Online Tool for Best Management Practices for Multiple Pests in California Nursery and Floriculture Operations
Need continuing education credits for your license or job?
Find information at these links below:
DPR Continuing Education Info
CCA Continuing Education Info
LA Irrigated Lands Group Info
LA Regional Water Quality Control Board Conditional Waiver Info
Central Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board Conditional Waiver Info
San Diego Regional Water Quality Control Board Conditional Waiver Info
SAVE THE DATE!
2018 California Nursery Conference and Grower Tour
June 2018. Dates to be determined
This meeting is being held in conjunction with the USDA NC1186 and S-1065
California Nursery Conference
July 27, 2017
To view programs in 2016 and before, go to the Program and Publications page
Any questions about upcoming or recent events?
Email Loren Oki firstname.lastname@example.org
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