Desert crops will receive close scrutiny at workshop

Annual Desert Crop Workshop

Dec. 4, 2002
Registration 7:30 a.m.
Program: 8 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Sponsored by University of Arizona, University of California, Western Growers Association and Western Farm Press. Free admission.

Yuma Civic and Convention Center, 1440 W. Desert Hills Drive, Yuma, Ariz.

Researchers from the University of California, University of Arizona and USDA/ARS will present research updates on:

Water and irrigation technology.
Weed control.
Integrated pest management.
Soil, plant nutrient management.
Economical analysis.
Remote sensing and precision farming.

Four credit hours of continuing education applied for from Arizona, California and CCA.

Poster Presentations

Development and Demonstration of N Best Management Practices (BMP's) For Sweet corn in the Low Desert.

Jose L. Aguiar, UCCE Riverside County, Charles A. Sanchez, University of Arizona, Keith S. Mayberry, UCCE Imperial County, Marita Cantwell, UC Davis, Eric McGee, Western Farm Service.

Powdery and Downy Mildew Management in Lettuce.

T.A. Turini, S. Koike UCCE, Monterey Co., E. Ryder USDA-ARS, Salinas, B. Grube USDA-ARS, Salinas.

Economic Return in Production of Lettuce and Cantaloupe is Affected by Cropping System and Management Practice.

Edmund J. Ogbuchiekwe, Matheiu Ngouajio and Milton E. McGiffen Jr. Department of Botany and Plant Sciences, University of California, Riverside.

Nodulisporium sp. Implicated in Death of Branches on Lemon Trees in Arizona.

Michael E. Matheron and Martin Porchas, University of Arizona.

An Analysis of Economic Impact and Efficacy of a Variety of Management Options to Control Birds Damage to Vegetable Crops.

L. Sullivan, K. Umeda, and M. Zerkoune Zerkoune, University of Arizona.

Yield Response of Processing Onions Treated with AuxiGroWP.

Michael Rethwish, University of California, Blythe.

For registration or question, please contact Dr. Mohammed Zerkoune at 2200 W 28 Street Yuma, AZ 85364, (928) 726 3904, email: [email protected] or fill in and mail registration form on this page.

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