Agronomic workshop Jan. 16 in Yuma, Ariz.

Wednesday, January 16, 2013 • Yuma, AZ

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The University of Arizona (UA) Yuma County Cooperative Extension will conduct an agronomic workshop on cotton, small grains, and alfalfa Jan. 16 at the Yuma Agricultural Center (YAC) in Yuma, Ariz.

Tentative agenda

7:30 a.m. - Registration

Cotton Production

8:00 - Pest management update - Peter Ellsworth, director, Arizona Pest Management Center, and UA IPM specialist, Maricopa Agricultural  Center (MAC);

8:30 - Glyphosate resistance research update - Bill McCloskey, UA weed science associate specialist, Tucson.

9:00 - Weather implications for crop management - Paul Brown, UA biometeorology specialist, Tucson.

9:30 - Nematode management in cotton - variable rate Telone application - Randy Norton, UA area associate agent, Safford Agricultural Center, Safford.

10:00 - New proposed cotton plow down dates for Arizona growers - Rick Lavis, Arizona Cotton Growers Association

Small grain and alfalfa production

10:30 - Using plant analysis to diagnose nutrient needs in alfalfa - Jim Walworth, UA professor and Extension specialist, Tucson.

11:00 - Alfalfa pest management update - Ayman Mostafa, UA area assistant agent, Maricopa County.

11:30 - Heavy metal uptake and accumulation in small grains – U.S. production implications - Charles Sanchez, UA research specialist, MAC.

12:00 – Courtesy lunch provided by Yuma County Cooperative Extension

The Yuma Ag Center is located at 6425 West 8th Street, Yuma, Ariz. 85364.

Applications submitted for 4.5 Arizona and California CEU and CCA hours.

For more information, contact Joy Deming at (928) 726-3904 or

Location Details

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Yuma Agricultural Center
6425 West 8th Street
Yuma, Arizona 85364
United States

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