- Author: Michelle Leinfelder-Miles
UC Cooperative Extension will host the SJC and Delta Field Crops Meeting on Friday, January 6, 2017 from 8:00am to 12:00pm. The meeting location is the Cabral Agricultural Center in Stockton (2101 E. Earhart Ave., Stockton, CA 95206).
The agenda is as follows:
8:00am Doors Open, Sign In, and Welcome
8:10am Sorghum Seeding Rates for Optimum Productivity, Michelle Leinfelder-Miles, UCCE, San Joaquin/Delta Counties
8:35m New Pest Advisory: Sugarcane Aphid in California Sorghum, Larry Godfrey, UC Davis
9:05am The Do's and Don'ts of Planting Grain and Forage Sorghum – Why Sorghum is not Corn!, Jeff Dahlberg, UC Kearney Research and Education Center, Parlier
9:30am Update on New Herbicide Options for Established Alfalfa, Mick Canevari, UCCE, San Joaquin County
10:10am Tools for Selecting Small Grain Varieties from UCCE Statewide Trials, Mark Lundy, UC Davis
10:35am Comparing Methods for Estimating Crop Consumptive Water Use in the Delta: Background and Preliminary Results, Kyaw Tha Paw U, Eric Kent, Jenae' Clay, UC Davis
11:00am Nitrogen Mineralization in Soils from the Delta and the Valley, Daniel Geisseler, UC Davis
11:25am Managing Gophers in Alfalfa Fields, Roger Baldwin, UC Davis
11:55am Wrap-up and evaluations
Continuing education (DPR and CCA) will be available. Our programs are open to all potential participants. If you require special accommodations, please contact UCCE San Joaquin County at 209-953-6100. Thank you, and hope to see you at the meeting.