New Technologies for Arizona Field Crops Workshop, June 21, Maricopa

The 4th workshop on New Technologies for Arizona Field Crops, sponsored by the University of Arizona, is slated for June 21 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Maricopa Agricultural Center, 37860 W. Smith Enke Rd., Maricopa, Ariz.

Agenda:

8 a.m. – Registration

8:30 - Proactive Resistance Management of Whiteflies - Naomi Pier and Peter Ellsworth;

8:45 - Using Beneficials in Whitefly Control Decision-Making in Cotton - Tim Vandervoet and Peter Ellsworth;

9:00 - Transform Section 18 for Cotton: Status and Update - Peter Ellsworth;

9:20 - Advances in Variable-rate Nozzle Design for Fertility and Pest Management - Pedro Andrade Sanchez;

9:45 - Growth Regulator Herbicides in Cotton - Bill McCloskey;

10:15 - Break;

10:30 - Arizona Water and Weather Updates - Paul Brown;

10:50 - Fertigated Z-EDTA: A Potential Technology for Field Crops - Jim Walworth;

11:10- Small Grain Growth Stage, Water Use, and Irrigation Scheduling App - Mike Ottman;

11:30 - What's New in Alfalfa and Forage Pest Management? - Ayman Mostafa;

Noon - Industry Updates - Alforex, Bayer, DuPont, BASF; and

12:30 - Lunch and Discussion on Pest and Crop Management Practices

The free workshop is open to growers, pest control advisers, agricultural industry representatives, and those interested in Arizona field crops.

Lunch provided at no cost to attendees.

 

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