Advances in Citrus Water Use Workshop & Field Day
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
7:45-1:00 - Strathmore Veterans Memorial Building
1:15-3:15 - Mandarin Study Orchard
Participants joined UC Davis Irrigation Specialist Daniele Zaccaria as well as other water experts and specialists from the University of California Cooperative Extension, the California Department of Water Resources, and the Citrus Research Board to learn about research and advances in water use and irrigation for citrus production.
- Practical knowledge of the latest developments in the citrus industry.
- Methods and tools to measure evapotranspiration (ET) and crop coefficients (Kc), tree water status, and monitor soil moisture to inform irrigation planning and scheduling decisions for citrus.
Who attended: Citrus growers, farm managers, RCDs, irrigation superintendents and consultants, PCAs, representatives from irrigation districts and state agency representatives.
The California Irrigation Management Information System provides methods and tools for real-time weather information, developed by the California Department of Water Resource and UC Davis. Learn more by visiting the UC Davis Fruit & Nut Research & Information Center website.