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Which Way Mulch in Ag?

7:00 A.M.   Check In and Breakfast Buffet

8:00 A.M.    Welcome

8:10 A.M.    Opening Keynote - Our Organic Resources
Evan Johnson, Science and Policy Advisor, CalRecycle

Biomass Sources and Concerns

8:30 A.M.    The Agricultural Perspective
Moderator: Ben Faber, Ph.D., Farm Advisor,
UC Cooperative Extension-Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties

Presentation: Introduction to the Agricultural Perspective
Robert Atkins
ACP/HLB Statewide Coordinator;
California Invasive Species Advisory Committee Past Chair;
Retired San Diego County Agricultural Commissioner

Panel Discussion:
Eric Larson, Executive Director, San Diego County Farm Bureau
Duane Schnabel, Branch Chief, Pest Exclusion Branch,
California Department of Food and Agriculture
Tim Spann, Research Program Director, California Avocado Commission
Dr. Jerrold Turney, Pathologist, County of Los Angeles,
Department of the Agricultural Commissioner/Weights and Measures

9:30 A.M.    The Rural and Natural Landscapes Perspective
Moderator: Sabrina Drill, Ph.D., Natural Resources Advisor,
UC Cooperative Extension - Los Angeles and Ventura Counties

Presentation: Introduction to the Rural and Natural Landscapes Perspective
Sheri Smith
Regional Entomologist, USDA Forest Service, Region 5

Panel Discussion:
Paul Noring, President, Main Street Materials, Inc.
Michael Puzzo, Environmental Scientist, California State Parks-Colorado Desert District
Kevin Turner, Invasive Pests Program Coordinator/Forester, CA Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE)

10:30 A.M.   Break

11:00 A.M.   The Urban Landscapes Perspective
Moderator: Jennifer Pelham, Environmental Horticulture Advisor,
UC Cooperative Extension-Orange and San Diego Counties

Presentation: Introduction to the Urban Landscapes Perspective
John Kabashima
Advisor Emeritus, University of California Cooperative Extension

Panel Discussion:
Richard Demerjian, Assistant Vice Chancellor, Environmental Planning and Sustainability, University of California, Irvine
Andy Trotter, Vice President-Field Operations, West Coast Arborists, Inc.
Roc White, Manager, Viramontes Express Mobile Grinding

12:00 P.M.   Lunch

Environmental and  Regulatory Issues

Moderator: Kevin Turner Invasive Pests Program Coordinator/Forester,
CA Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE)

1:00 P.M.    Julee Malinowski-Ball, Public Policy Advocates, LLC

1:20 P.M.    Woody chips as landscape mulch in fire-prone areas
Pam Padgett, Pacific Southwest Research Station, USDA Forest Service

1:40 P.M.   Developing a Regional Biomass Management Strategy: Balancing Multiple Interests
Michael Wonsidler, Coordinator, Solid Waste Planning and Recycling,
County of San Diego Department of Public Works

Biomass Utilization Methods

Moderator: Tracy Ellis, Entomologist, County of San Diego,
Department of Agriculture, Weights and Measures

2:00 P.M.     Wood and Biomass Utilization Overview
Larry Swan, Wood & Biomass Utilization Specialist, USDA Forest Service, Region 5

2:20 P.M.     Composting
David Crohn, Extension Resource Conservation Specialist, UC Riverside

2:40 P.M.     Air Burners
Michael O'Connor, Director, North America Sales Division, Air Burner, Inc.

3:00 P.M.    Break

3:20 P.M.    Panel: Potential Solutions and Associated Economics
Moderator - Stephen Kaffka, Extension Agronomist, UC Davis; Director, California Biomass Collaborative

4:20 P.M.    Closing Keynote
Thom Porter, Chief, Southern California Region, CA Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE)

4:40 P.M.    Closing Comments and Evaluation

5:00 P.M.    Adjourn

 

Presentation and Panel Speakers

Evan Johnson, Science and Policy Advisor, CalRecycle

Thom Porter, Chief, Southern California Region, CAL FIRE

Robert Atkins, California Invasive Species Advisory Committee Past Chair, Retired San Diego Agricultural Commissioner

Sheri Smith, Regional Entomologist, Region 5, USDA Forest Service

John Kabashima, Environmental Horticulture Advisor, Emeritus,
UC Cooperative Extension

Julee Malinowski-Ball, Public Policy Advocates, LLC

Pam Padgett, Pacific Southwest Research Station, USDA Forest Service

Michael Wonsidler, Coordinator, Solid Waste Planning and Recycling,
County of San Diego Department of Public Works

Larry Swan, Wood & Biomass Utilization Specialist,  USDA Forest Service, Region 5

David Crohn, Extension Resource Conservation Specialist, UC Riverside

Michael O'Connor, Director, North American Sales Division, Air Burners, Inc.

Stephen Kaffka, Extension Agronomist, UC Davis and
Director, California Biomass Collaborative

Tim Spann, Research Program Director, California Avocado Commission

Eric Larson, Executive Director, San Diego County Farm Bureau

Michael Puzzo, Environmental Scientist, CA State Parks-Colorado Desert District

Kevin Turner, Invasive Pests Program Coordinator/Forester,
CA Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE)

Richard Demerjian, Assistant Vice Chancellor,
Environmental Planning and Sustainability, University of California, Irvine

Andy Trotter, Vice President-Field Operations, West Coast Arborists, Inc.

Roc White, Manager, Viramontes Express Mobile Grinding

Duane Schnabel, Branch Chief, Pest Exclusion Branch,
California Department of Food and Agriculture

Dr. Jerrold Turney, Pathologist, County of Los Angeles,
Department of the Agricultural Commissioner/Weights and Measures

Paul Noring, President, Main Street Materials, Inc.

 

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Posted on Tuesday, January 31, 2017 at 9:02 AM
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