The public is invited to join strawberry and caneberry growers to learn the latest news about Anaerobic Soil Disinfestation (ASD) on Tuesday, August 19, 8:15 am to 11:30 am at the Auditorium of Santa Cruz County Cooperative Extension (UCCE), 1432 Freedom Blvd, Watsonville, CA 95076. Spanish translation will be provided.
Watsonville firm Farm Fuel Inc. will present an educational program on the most recent science and application methods for ASD. Featured speakers are Farm Services Manager Jonathan Winslow, Farm Advisor, Strawberries & Caneberries Mark Bolda, and UCSC researchers Joji Murimoto and Dr. Carol Shennan, who will provide background on their ten years of ASD research. Grower Manuel Mercado, who hosted a large-scale demonstration site for the 2013 DPR-funded grant, will also provide insights from his experience.
See you there!
This is announcing the fifth meeting in our UCCE series on strawberry management on the Central Coast. On April 24 at the Spence Road USDA Research Station, 1572 Spence Road in Salinas, courtesy of Steve Fennimore, UCCE Specialist, we will discuss weed management in strawberries, first working on properly identifying weeds and then discussing their control, including through the use of herbicides.
The entire meeting will be conducted in Spanish, with translation to English. Agenda is below.
The lygus meeting planned for tomorrow, March 27 at the end of Jensen Road in Moss Landing will now be held at the UC Cooperative Extension office at 1432 Freedom Blvd in Watsonville.
See you there!
This is a reminder that UCCE in Monterey County is holding a major meeting concerning mites in strawberries this coming June 27. Spanish translation will be offered.
Link to the agenda here:
This is yet another extension meeting not to be missed.
UC Cooperative Extension and the California Strawberry Commission have a major entomology meeting planned for this upcoming September 18. Topics covered will be lygus bugs, predatory mites, brown marmorated stinkbug, strategies regarding managing invasive pest invasions and a full suite of talks covering numerous facets of the spotted wing drosophila. Speakers are coming from academia, grower supported institutions and private industry and are among the most informed people on entomological topics on the Central Coast. This meeting is not to be missed by anybody with an interest in insects and their management in strawberries and caneberries.
Agenda can be viewed through the link below: