University of California, United States Department of Agriculture, University of California Cooperative Extension, Agriculture & Natural Resources
Strawberry Irrigation and Nutrient Management Field Day
Wednesday, May 11, 2011
Manzanita Berry Farms, 1891 West Main, Santa Maria, Calif., 93458
9:00 Registration is free
9:30 Water use/application and salinity evaluation
Stuart Styles, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo and Chuck Bates, John Deere
9:55 Strawberry plant performance with reduced sprinkler and drip-only systems
Oleg Daugovish, Strawberry and Vegetable Crop Advisor, UCCE, Ventura
10:15 Practical experiences of irrigation management
David Peck, Manzanita Berry Farms, Santa Maria
10:35 Low residue cover crops for controlling sediment and pesticide movement in strawberries
Michael Cahn, Irrigation and Water Resources Advisor, UCCE, Salinas
10:55 Fertilizer management in strawberry production
Tim Hartz, Vegetable Crops Specialist, UC Davis
11:20 Update from Central Coast Water Quality Control Board
11:35 Field tour and lunch
Please pre-register by May 5, 2011 online at http://ucanr.org/irrigationfieldday.
2.5 CE hours have been approved by CCA (Course No. 08431).
Spanish interpretation will be provided.