The 2017 UC Irrigation and Nutrient Meeting is scheduled for Feb. 23 from 7:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Monterey County Agricultural Center, 1432 Abbott St., Salinas, Calif.
7:45 - Registration
8:00 - Approaches for complying with water quality regulations - Tim Hartz, Vegetable Specialist, UCD
8:30 - CropManage update - Michael Cahn, Irrigation and Water Resources Advisor, Monterey County
9:00 - ET scheduling of romaine lettuce - Lee Johnson, Senior Research Scientist, CSUMB/NASA
9:30 - Organic fertilizer evaluations - Richard Smith, Vegetable Crops Farm Advisor, Monterey County
10:00 - Break
10:30 - Distribution uniformity evaluations of irrigation systems - Gerry Spinelli, Agricultural Technical Specialist, RCD Santa Cruz Co.
11:00 - Evaluating crop nitrogen status – tissue and soil testing - Tim Hartz, Vegetable Specialist, UCD
11:30 - Hydrology of the Salinas Valley - Howard Franklin, Senior Hydrologist, Monterey County Water Resources Agency
Noon - Conclusion and pizza lunch
CCA Continuing Education Units (pending)