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Alfalfa and Forage Field Day Sept. 5, Parlier

Wednesday, September 5, 2012 • Parlier, CA

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Alfalfa and Forage Field Day Sept. 5, Parlier, Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012: UC Kearney Research and Extension Center, 9240 S. Riverbend Ave., Parlier, Calif.

7:30 a.m. Registration and Continuing Education Sign-ups

7:45 Tram Leaves for Tour of Field Trials – Please be Prompt!

• Choosing Alfalfa Varieties for Yield and Pest Resistance

Shannon Mueller, Farm Advisor, UC Cooperative Extension, Fresno County

• Forage Sorghum Variety Selection and Irrigation

Bob Hutmacher, Coop. Extension Cotton Specialist and Center Director, West Side REC

• Nitrogen Management of Forage Sorghums

Dan Putnam, Extension Agronomist and Forage Specialist, UC Davis

• Organic Alfalfa Stand Establishment

Dan Putnam, Extension Agronomist and Forage Specialist, UC Davis

10: Conference Room Presentations (20 minutes each)

Optimizing Small Grain Yields (varieties, disease resistance, herbicides)

Steve Wright, Farm Advisor, UC Cooperative Extension, Tulare County

Alfalfa Stand Establishment and Managing Seedling Diseases

Carol Frate, Farm Advisor, UC Cooperative Extension, Tulare County

Improving Irrigation Efficiency

Blake Sanden, Farm Advisor, UC Cooperative Extension, Kern County

Break

Alfalfa Weevil Management in 2012

Pete Goodell, IPM Advisor, UC Cooperative Extension, Kearney Ag Center, Parlier

Alfalfa Fertilization

Michelle Leinfelder-Miles, Farm Advisor, UC Cooperative Extension, San Joaquin Co.

Noon: Adjourn

PCA/QAC Credit Approved – 1.5 Hours (Other)

CCA Credit Approved – 3.5 Hours (0.5 IPM, 1.5 Crop Mgt., 1.0 Nutrient Mgt., 0.5 Soil & Water Mgt.)

For additional information contact: Shannon Mueller at (559) 600-7233

Directions to the UC KRC are available at http://cefresno.ucdavis.edu//files/118418.pdf.

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UC Kearney Research and Extension Center

Parlier, California
United States

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