2024 SJC and Delta Field Crops Meeting

Dec 11, 2023

2024 SJC and Delta Field Crops Meeting

Dec 11, 2023

UC Cooperative Extension will host the SJC and Delta Field Crops Meeting on Friday, January 12, 2024 from 8:00am to 12:00pm. The meeting location is the Cabral Agricultural Center in Stockton (2101 E. Earhart Ave., Stockton, CA 95206). A printable version of the agenda is attached at the bottom of this post. The agenda is as follows:

8:00am     Doors Open and Sign In

8:15am     Delta Rice Pest Management Update: Michelle Leinfelder-Miles, UCCE, San Joaquin/Delta Counties

8:45am     Regulatory Update: Kamal Bagri and Jatinder Gill, San Joaquin County Agricultural Commissioner's Office

9:15am     Soil Organic Matter and its Contribution to Plant Available Nitrogen: Daniel Geisseler, UC Davis

9:45am     Field Crops Research and Observations from the Sacramento Valley: Sarah Light, UCCE, Sutter/Yuba, Colusa Counties

10:15am   Break

10:30am   Lima and Garbanzo Breeding and Dry Bean Heat Stress Testing: Christine Diepenbrock, UC Davis

11:00am   Insect IPM in Alfalfa: Case Studies of Issues with Alfalfa Weevil and Aphids: Ian Grettenberger, UC Davis

11:30am   Compost Application to Alfalfa: Michelle Leinfelder-Miles, UCCE, San Joaquin/Delta Counties

12:00pm   Evaluations and Adjourn

We have submitted applications for continuing education. If approved, credits will be for pesticide licensing (DPR: 0.5 of L, 1.5 of O), certified crop advisers (0.5 of NM, 0.5 of SW, 1.5 of PM, 1.0 of CM), and nitrogen/irrigation management (1.25). Light refreshments will be provided.

If you require special accommodations in order to participate in this meeting, please contact UCCE San Joaquin County at 209-953-6100.

I wish you a happy holiday season, and I hope to see you at the meeting in the new year!

By Michelle Leinfelder-Miles
Author - Farm Advisor

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