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2020 North Coast Virtual IPM Seminar


The 23rd Annual UCCE North Coast IPM Seminar has gone digital! Join us on December 3rd and 4th, 2020, from 7:45am-12:15pm both days! 2 hours of Laws and Regs and 6 Other CA DPR CE Hours Approved. Please find the agenda below:

UCCE North Coast Virtual IPM Seminar

Thursday, December 3rd, 2020

07:45 am    Log-on begins

08:00 am    Welcome and Introduction

                        Cindy Kron, North Coast IPM Advisor, UC Cooperative Extension

08:05 am    Top 10 common pesticide use violations for California

                        Dennis Whitley, Senior Environmental Scientist, California Department of Pesticide Regulation

09:00 am    Controlling nematodes and phylloxera in vineyards

                        Andy Walker, Professor, Department of Viticulture and Enology, UC Davis

10:00 am    BREAK

10:15 am    Can cultural practices mitigate effects of red blotch virus in vineyards? 

                        Kaan Kurtural, CE Specialist in Viticulture, Department of Viticulture and Enology, UC Davis

10:45 am    Brown marmorated stink bug: biocontrol progress update

                        Ricky Lara, Senior Environmental Scientist, Specialist, CDFA

11:15 am    Grapevine trunk disease in California: research update

                        Akif Eskalen, UCCE Specialist, Plant Pathologist 

12:15 pm   Adjourn


Friday, December 4th, 2020

07:45 am    Log-on begins

08:00 am    Welcome and Introduction

                         Cindy Kron, North Coast IPM Advisor, UC Cooperative Extension

08:05 am    Pesticide regulation updates and pollinator protection

                        Beverly Hammond, Agricultural Inspector III, Sonoma County Department of Agriculture

09:00 am    Pierce’s disease: taking a new approach to management

                        Dr. Monica L. Cooper, Napa County ANR Advisor (Viticulture), UC Cooperative Extension

10:00 am    BREAK

10:15 am    Proactive biocontrol of the Spotted Lanternfly: the candidate parasitoid Anastatus orientalis

                        Francesc Gomez Marco, PhD, Mark Hoddle Lab, Department of Entomology, UC Riverside

11:15 am    Developments in Grapevine Red Blotch Virus vector research

                        Alexis Billings PhD and Kelsey McCalla PhD, Kent Daane Lab, Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management, UC Berkeley

12:15 pm    Adjourn

$40.00 required charge

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