The Almond Board of California is conducting two Efficient Irrigation & Nitrogen Use Workshops scheduled for Feb. 22 in Modesto and March 2 in Fresno, both sponsored by the ABC.
The agenda is the same at both locations.
8:00 - Arrival, Sign-in and Refreshments
8:15 - Almond Board of California Update
8:30 - Sustainability Program Tools to Support Almond Growers
9:30 - Almond Board’s Irrigation Continuum Standards
10:00- Demonstration: FREE Irrigation Budgeting Tool
10:30 - Irrigated Lands Regulatory Program Update: Nitrogen Management Plans, etc.
11:00 - Demonstration: FREE Nitrogen Budgeting and Farm Mapping Tools
11:30- CDFA Financial Assistance Programs for Growers
The workshops begin at 8 a.m. and conclude by noon. Lunch is free to everyone who RSVPs at the ABC's Jenny Nicolau at [email protected] or (209) 343-3248.
The Modesto event will be held at the MJC Ag Pavilion - enter at the cross-section of Brink Ave. and Student Center Dr.
The Fresno workshop is at the CIT Building at 5370 N. Chestnut Ave.