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SJV cotton symposiums set for Tulare, Five Points on May 16-17

Identical discussions on SJV cotton production set for May 16-17 in Tulare and Five Points

The San Joaquin Valley Cotton Production Symposium takes place at two south Valley locations on May 16 and 17. Both events are sponsored by the University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE).

The first event takes place at the UCCE office in Tulare, 2237 South Laspina St. The second takes place at the UC West Side Research and Extension Center, 17353 W. Oakland Ave., Five Points.

Registration is free and opens at 8:30 a.m. each day. The meetings adjourn at 12:15 p.m. with lunch.

Discussions will include an update on sticky cotton issues by Roger Isom, president, California Cotton Ginners and Growers Association; pest management discussions; an update on Fusarium wilt control; weed management issues; nitrogen management; and, irrigation strategies.

PCA and CCA credits have been requested.

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