The Yuma Center of Excellence for Desert Agriculture (YCEDA) will hold a research symposium on Nov. 16, 2017 at the Pivot Point Conference Center located at 310 N. Madison at Yuma, Ariz.
Check-in is at 8:30 a.m. The symposium starts at 9 a.m. and ends at noon.
· Bird Deterrent Task Force and Design Challenge - Paula Rivadeneira, University of Arizona (UA);
· Immediate Response Proposal to Address the Fly Issue in Yuma, Ariz. - Paula Rivadeneira;
· Managing Fusarium Wilt on Iceberg Lettuce - Mike Matheron, UA;
· Collection, Production, and Dissemination of Lettuce Disease Research Results for Effective Disease Management - Barry Pryor, UA;
· Advancing Fusarium Wilt Management in Lettuce - Barry Pryor;
· Big data analytics and decision tools for soil health and mitigating soilborne diseases - Jerry Hatfield and Frank D’Agnese;
· Expanded Sampling and Mitigation Strategy Evaluation for Heavy Metals in Desert Spinach - Charles Sanchez, UA; and
· Quantitative Assessments of Water & Salt Balance for Cropping Systems in Lower Colorado River Irrigation Districts - Charles Sanchez, and Andrew French, USDA-ARS Arid Lands Research Center
The symposium is free and open to everyone, but online registration is required. Registration closes Nov. 12.
For more information, contact Sonnet Nelson at [email protected] or call (928) 782-5873.