Northern San Joaquin Valley Processing Tomato Production Meeting set for Jan. 29

When: Thursday , January 29, 2009 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Where: Doubletree Hotel, 1150 9th Street, Modesto, Calif., 95354

University of California Cooperative Extension of San Joaquin, Stanislaus & Merced Counties, in conjunction with the California Tomato Growers Association 62nd Annual Meeting:


7:30 a.m. - Coffee and refreshments available in Stanislaus Room

8:00 - Meeting Sign‐In, San Joaquin Room

8:10 - Powdery Mildew Control Update – Brenna Aegerter, Farm Advisor, UCCE San Joaquin County

8:30 - Evaluation of Reduced Fall‐timed Tillage – Gene Miyao, Farm Advisor, UCCE Yolo, Solano & Sacramento Counties

8:50 - Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus and Thrips Management – Tom Turini, Farm Advisor, UCCE Fresno County

9:10 - Crops and Weeds as Sources of Inoculum for Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus – Michelle Le Strange, Farm Advisor, UCCE Tulare & Kings Counties

9:30 - Short break – Refreshments in Stanislaus Room

9:50 - Update on Weed Control in Tomatoes – Tom Lanini, Weed Management Specialist, UC Davis

10:10 - Fertility Management with Drip Irrigation – Tim Hartz, Vegetable Crop Specialist, UC Davis

10:30 - Irrigating with a Limited Water Supply – Blaine Hanson, Irrigation and Drainage Specialist, UC Davis

11:00 - Adjourn – Visit Exhibits in Stanislaus Room

Continuing education hours have been requested from California Department of Pesticide Regulation and California Crop Adviser Program.

This Cooperative Extension‐sponsored meeting is free and open to the public.

The meeting room and refreshments are generously provided by the California Tomato Growers Association, Inc.

For information about the California Tomato Growers Association Annual Meeting, please call (916) 925‐0225.

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