42nd annual California ASA Plant and Soil Conference Feb. 7-8, Visalia
The 42nd annual California ASA Plant and Soil Conference will be held on Thursday and Friday, Feb. 7-8, 2013 at the Marriott Hotel and Convention Center in Visalia, Calif. Sponsored by the California Chapter of the American Society of Agronomy and the California Certified Crop Advisors, the conference will focus on current agronomic topics that are of importance to growers, consultants, suppliers, educators and governmental organizations.
The theme of this year’s general session is “Keeping California Agriculture Proactive and Innovative” with speakers from the agriculture industry and research institutions.
The conference includes technical sessions on a wide range of topics including:
- Plant nutrition and management
- Soil salinity and water quality
- Water management
- Pest management
- Dairy management issues
- Crop production and mechanization
A poster session including submissions from students and professionals will be featured at a reception with wine and hors d’oeuvres at the end of the first conference day. Continuing education credit will be available for Pest Control Advisors and Certified Crop Advisors.
A detailed program for the 2013 conference, along with the registration and continuing education credit information, is available at the California ASA website http://calasa.ucdavis.edu. For more Information, contact Dave Goorahoo at firstname.lastname@example.org or (559) 278-8448or Allan Fulton, ASA California Chapter President UC Cooperative Extension at email@example.com or (530) 527-3101.