Avocado Irrigation Workshop
San Diego Farm Bureau
420 S Broadway
Escondido, CA 92025
Contact: Ali Montazar, amontazar@ucanr.edu
Sponsor: UCCE San Diego

Free In Person Event

Avocado Irrigation Workshop 

Date, Time and Location: 
September 28, 2022

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

San Diego Farm Bureau 
420 S. Broadway, Escondido, CA 92025

This training workshop aims to focus on irrigation management related including drought and heat effects; irrigation management tools and information under development of California avocados; mapping salinity and strategies in managing salinity; water costs and planting density; and supporting programs for avocado growers.

Drought and Heat Effects on Avocado 
Dr. Ben Faber, UCCE Subtropical Crops Advisor, Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties

Irrigation Management Tools and Information Under Development in California Avocados
Dr. Ali Montazar, UCCE Irrigation and Water Management Advisor, San Diego, Imperial, and Riverside Counties

Mapping Salinity Using Geophysical Techniques
Dr. Dennis Corwin, Senior Research Soil Scientist, USDA Salinity Laboratory, Riverside

Strategies in Managing Salinity in Avocado Production
Dr. Peggy Mauk, Director of Agricultural Operations and Professor of Extension, University of California, Riverside 

Water Cost in High Density Avocado Planting and Profitability
Etaferahu Takele, UCCE Area Farm Management/Agricultural Economist in Southern California, San Bernardino

Mission Resource Conservation District's Supporting Programs
Luis Ramos, Mission RCD, Fallbrook



Continuing Education Units

Certified Crop Advisor - 3 hrs (Pending)
San Diego Region Irrigated Lands Group - 3 hrs (Approved)
(Pre-registration required)



Program Information: Ali Montazar: amontazar@ucanr.edu

General/Registration: Jan Gonzales: jggonzales@ucanr.edu

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