- Author: Michelle Leinfelder-Miles
Happy New Year! We are entering "meeting season". The new year brings several opportunities for continuing education, including UC Cooperative Extension grower meetings and the California Plant and Soil Conference. Please see below for more information.
1. UC Cooperative Extension will host the SJC and Delta Field Crops Meeting on Thursday, January 17, 2019 from 8:00am to 12:00pm. The meeting location is the Cabral Agricultural Center in Stockton (2101 E. Earhart Ave., Stockton, CA 95206). Please see this previous post for the agenda or open the attachment below. We will offer continuing education credits for DPR licensing (2), CCA certification (3), and nitrogen management (1.5). Light refreshments will be provided.
2. UC Cooperative Extension will host five meetings for rice growers. The meeting details are as follows:
Richvale: Thursday, January 17, 8:30am, Evangelical Church, 5219 Church St., Richvale
Glenn: Thursday, January 17, 1:30pm, Glenn Pheasant Hall, 1522 Hwy. 45, south of Glenn
Colusa: Friday, January 18, 8:30am, Colusa Casino Resort, 3770 Hwy 45, Colusa
Marysville: Friday, January 18, 1:30pm, Yuba County Government Center, 915 8th St., Marysville
Woodland: Tuesday, January 22, 8:30am, Cracchiolos Banquet Hall, 1320 E. Main Street, Woodland
Time: Doors open at 8:00am, and meetings start at 8:30am at Richvale, Colusa, and Woodland. Doors open at 1:00pm, and meetings start at 1:30 pm at Glenn and Marysville. DPR and CCA continuing education credits will be offered. For the program, please visit the UC Rice Blog.
3. The California Chapter of the American Society of Agronomy will hold its annual Plant and Soil Conference on February 6-7 in Fresno, California. Program information and registration are available from the conference website. Session topics include water management, climate smart agriculture, irrigation efficiency, and pest management. DPR licensing, CCA certification, and nitrogen management continuing education credits will be offered.