The 38th annual Plant and Soil Conference will be held on Feb. 3 & 4, 2009 at the Piccadilly Inn University in Fresno, Calif. Sponsored by the California Chapter of the American Society of Agronomy and the California Certified Crop Advisors, the conference focuses on current agronomic topics that are of importance to growers, consultants, suppliers, educators and governmental organizations.
The theme of this year’s general session is “Biotechnology in California Agriculture” with speakers from government, industry and research.
The conference includes technical sessions on a wide range of topics including:
Water Management – Drought Strategies and Pesticides
Dairy Nutrient Management
A poster session including submissions from students and professionals will be featured during a wine and cheese tasting on the first conference day. Continuing education credit will be available for pest control advisors and certified crop advisors.
A detailed program for the 2008 conference, along with the registration and continuing education credit information is available at the California ASA Web site http://calasa.ucdavis.edu . Information is also available from Mary Bianchi at [email protected]  at (805) 781-5949.