Reviewing PowerPoint presentations prior to the 2011 Fall Desert Crops Workshop include from left – all from California: Jim McCreight, USDA-ARS, Salinas; Rachel Nilson, Imperial County Agricultural Commissioner’s Office, El Centro; and Vonny Barlow, University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE), Blythe. Seated is Jorge Celis, UCCE Imperial County, Holtville.
Pest control advisers from left: Chase Tew, Jesus Andrade, and Casey Berner - all with Helena Chemical Company, Yuma, Ariz.
Son and father Lucas and Walter Holtz of Holtz Farms in Imperial, Calif.
Adult threecornered alfalfa hopper. Photo by Jack Kelly Clark, courtesy of the University of California Statewide IPM Program.