Blackeye/Dry Bean Field Day Aug. 1, Parlier

Wednesday, August 1, 2012 • Parlier, CA

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Blackeye/Dry Bean Field Day

7:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. - Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012

UC Kearney Research and Extension Center

9240 S. Riverbend Ave., Parlier, Calif.

7:30 a.m. Registration

Field Tour of Trials – Tram leaves at 8 a.m.

  • Evaluation of Breeding Lines for New Blackeye Varieties, Phil Roberts, UC Riverside
  • Pigeon Pea – Continued Evaluation for Potential New Crop, Phil Roberts, UC Riverside
  • Testing Insecticides for Lygus Bug Control, Carol Frate, UCCE Tulare County
  • Evaluating Potential Post Emergence Herbicides in Blackeyes, Kurt Hembree, UCCE Fresno County
  • Subsurface Drip Irrigation of Blackeyes, Larry Schwankl, UC Irrigation Specialist, Kearney

Indoor Presentations

  • Using Nematode Resistant Blackeyes to Manage Root Knot Nematodes in Other Crops, Dr. Phil Roberts, UC Riverside
  • Adjuvants and Surfactants: Why and When to Use Them, Matt Quist, Technical Services Manager, Wilbur-Ellis
  • Industry/University Update
  • Market outlook
  • What’s new with the CDBAB
  • UC vacant positions

11:15 Adjourn

PCA and CCA hours have been requested

For more information call: Carol Frate, Farm Advisor at 559-684-3300

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UC Kearney Research and Extension Center

Parlier, California
United States

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