Irrigation on vegetables
Early-season irrigation on vegetables.

UC Irrigation-Nutrient Meeting, Feb. 23, Salinas

Meeting is Feb. 23 at the Monterey County Agricultural Center in Salinas, Calif.

The 2017 UC Irrigation and Nutrient Meeting is scheduled for Feb. 23 from 7:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Monterey County Agricultural Center, 1432 Abbott St., Salinas, Calif.


7:45 - Registration

8:00 - Approaches for complying with water quality regulations - Tim Hartz, Vegetable Specialist, UCD

8:30 - CropManage update - Michael Cahn, Irrigation and Water Resources Advisor, Monterey County        

9:00 - ET scheduling of romaine lettuce - Lee Johnson, Senior Research Scientist, CSUMB/NASA             

9:30 - Organic fertilizer evaluations - Richard Smith, Vegetable Crops Farm Advisor, Monterey County

10:00 - Break

10:30 - Distribution uniformity evaluations of irrigation systems - Gerry Spinelli, Agricultural Technical Specialist, RCD Santa Cruz Co. 

11:00 - Evaluating crop nitrogen status – tissue and soil testing - Tim Hartz, Vegetable Specialist, UCD

11:30 - Hydrology of the Salinas Valley - Howard Franklin, Senior Hydrologist, Monterey County Water Resources Agency        

Noon - Conclusion and pizza lunch

CCA Continuing Education Units (pending)


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