Irrigation, Nutrient Workshop for Orchard Crops Dec. 5, Corning
You are invited to the 2012 Northern Sacramento Valley Irrigation and Nutrient Management Workshop for Orchard Crops. This program will provide a forum to share information related to irrigation and nutrient management in deciduous orchard crops.
When: Wednesday -- Dec 5, 2012
Time: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Location: Corning Veteran’s Hall
1620 Solano Street, Corning, Calif., 96021
DIRECTIONS to CORNING VETERANS HALL
The Corning Veterans Hall is located in downtown Corning. If traveling on Interstate 5, exit off of the freeway at the Corning Road Exit # 631 and travel east on Solano Street five blocks. The Veterans Hall is located at the northeast corner of the intersection.
If traveling on State Highway 99 East, take the South Avenue exit A9 and travel west for 5.0 miles. Exit to the north onto Hall Road and travel 1.5 miles. Hall Road curves to the west and becomes Hoag Road. Travel 2.5 miles west until Hoag Road becomes Solano Street at the Corning City limits. Continue west on Solano Street for 1.0 mile. The Veterans Hall is at the northeast corner of the Solano and Houghton Streets intersection.
8 a.m. REGISTRATION (Coffee and Refreshments)
IRRIGATION AND NUTRIENT MANAGEMENT for DECIDUOUS ORCHARD CROPS WORKSHOP
8:30 - 8:35 a.m. Welcome, Introductions, and Moderator,
- Allan Fulton, Farm Advisor, University of California Cooperative Extension
8:35 - 9:05 Central Valley Irrigated Lands Regulatory Program—Potential Effects on Irrigation and Nutrient Management in Orchard Crops.
- Gabriele Ludwig, Associate Director, Environmental Affairs, Almond Board of Calif.
9:05 - 9:35 Efficient Irrigation Management Tools and Strategies.
- Larry Schwankl, Irrigation Specialist, University of California Cooperative Extension,
Kearney Agriculture Center
9:35 - 10:05 Irrigation System Performance: What’s working well and what are the challenges?
- Kevin Greer, Tehama County Mobile Irrigation Lab
10:05 - 10:20 - - - BREAK - - - (refreshments)
10:20 - 10:50 Efficient Nitrogen Management Tools and Strategies.
- Patrick Brown, Professor of Plant Science, University of California, Davis
10:50 - 11:20 New Soil Information Resources to Enhance Productivity and Natural Resource Sustainability
- Toby O’Geen, Soil Resource Specialist, University of Calif. Cooperative Extension, Davis
11:20 - 11:50 Use of Soil and Water Amendments in Orchard Management
- Allan Fulton, Irrigation and Water Resources Farm Advisor, UCCE Tehama County
11:50 - Noon Announcements of Upcoming Activities and Events
LUNCH ( Tri-Tip Lunch served by the Corning Exchange Club )
12:30 p.m. - 1 p.m. *** QUESTIONS AND DISCUSSION ***
1 Wrap Up & Meeting Closure Thank you for your interest and attendance!
Please Register Online through Tehama County Cooperative Extension’s website: cetehama.ucanr.edu.
Select “Water/Irrigation Program” from the list on the left. Click the link to register for the 2012 Irrigation and Nutrient Management Workshop.
SEATING CAPACITY IS LIMITED
Cost: $15.00 per person (includes refreshments and Tri Tip lunch)