Grape Weekly ET Reports
2023 Grape ET Reports
April 19th Trees and Vines Irrigation Workshop
UCCE Fresno will host the Trees and Vines Irrigation Workshop on April 19th at UC Kearney REC.
We will provide tutorial on CropManage, a FREE UC irrigation scheduling platform, and pressure chamber to detect water stress.
Here is the registration: Crop Manage Workshop and Training (ucanr.edu) and workshop flyer CropMange Workshop KARE April 19th 2023_
Below is the agenda
Date: April 19th, 2023
8:00 AM- 12:30 PM: Crop Manage Workshop
12:30-1:15 pm Free Lunch
1:15 - 3:00 pm Hands-on pressure chamber training in trees and vines
Location: UC Kearney Agricultural Research and Extension Center, 9240 South Riverbend Ave, Parlier, CA 93648
Sponsors: UC ANR and CDFA-FREP
Session I – Crop Manage Hands-on Workshop
8:00 – 8:30 am: Registration and computer set-up**
8:30 – 9:00 am: Introductions
9:00 – 10:30 am: Getting started with CropManage
10:30-10:45 am Break
10:45 – 11:30 am Using CropManage for decision support and record-keeping
11:30 am – 12:15 pm Group exercise
12:15- 12:30 Questions & Answers
12:30- 1:15 pm - Lunch
Who should attend: Growers, farm managers and other farm staff, crop advisors, consultants, and technical service providers. The workshop is for new and existing CropManage users.
What to bring: This is a participatory workshop. Please arrive early and bring a tablet or laptop computer so that you can follow along and participate in the exercises. Each participant will need a user account for CropManage. Please set up a free user account at https://cropmanage.ucanr.edu/ before the workshop. Not familiar with CropManage? Learn more by visiting the CropManage help page or contact Mike Cahn firstname.lastname@example.org
CropManage is a free online decision-support tool for water and nutrient management of vegetables, berry, agronomic, and tree crops. Based on in-depth research and field studies conducted by the University of California Cooperative Extension, CropManage provides real-time recommendations for efficient and timely irrigation and fertilization applications while maintaining or improving overall yield.
Session II – In-field training with pressure chamber for irrigation scheduling
1:15 – 1:30 pm Principles of using the pressure chamber to measure plant water status.
1:30 - 3:00 pm UCCE Advisors provide in-field training on how to use a pressure chamber in almonds and vines.
*Equipment will be provided for the training
2018 Grape and Nut Crop ET Workshop
Slides for 2018 Grape and Nut Crop ET Workshop: