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2013 Carrot Research Symposium March 7, Bakersfield

Thursday, March 7, 2013 • Bakersfield, CA

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2013 Carrot Research Symposium March 7, Bakersfield

Kern County Ag Pavilion; 3300 East Belle Terrace, Bakersfield, Calif., 93307.

Thursday, March 7, 2013

Joe Nunez, UCCE Farm Advisor

Alan Butterfield-Research Coordinator

8-8:25 a.m. Registration, Coffee and Fellowship

8:30-10:50 Reports from CFCAB Sponsored Researchers

Note: Each researcher will give a 15 minute progress report and provide 5 minutes for questions

8:25-8:30 IntroductionJoe Nunez

8:30-8:50 Chemical Weed Control in Carrots, Dr. Brian Marsh, UC Cooperative Extension

8:50-9:10 Report on Kern County Carrot Projects, Joe Nunez, UC Cooperative Extension

9:10-9:20 Epidemiology and Control of Cavity Spot of Carrot, Dr. Mike Davis, UC Davis

9:20-9:50 Carrot Breeding to Develop and Introduce Improved Cultivars for California Producers, Dr. Phil Simon, USDA-ARS/UW

9:50-10:10 Break

10:10-10:20 Identification of gene sources for resistance to root-knot nematodes attacking carrots in California, Dr. Phil Roberts, UC Riverside

10:20-10:40 Evaluation of novel nematicides and seed coating to manage root-knot nematode in carrot, Dr. Antoon Ploeg, UC Riverside

10:40-11:00 Safe Fruits and Veggies: A Campaign to Defend the Healthy Reputation of Carrots and Carrot Famers, Marilyn Dolan, Executive Director Alliance for Food and Farming

11-11:45 Key Note Address and Remarks by Chairman of the California Fresh Carrot Advisory Board

Keynote Address

“Food Safety Modernization Act: Its implication on carrot production and processing” Matthew Walburger, LCDR, US Public Health Service, Supervisory Investigator, FDA’s Fresno, Calif.

Lunch Provided by California Fresh Carrot Advisory Board

NOTE: Continuing Education credits have been requested (1.0 of Laws and Regulation and 2.5 units of Other).

Location Details

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Kern County Ag Pavilion

Bakersfield, California
United States

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