Kern Spring Citrus Meeting April 19, Bakersfield

Thursday, April 19, 2012 • Bakersfield, CA

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The Kern Spring Citrus Meeting will be held Thursday, April 19, 2012, at the University of California Cooperative Extension Conference Room, Bakersfield, Calif., 93307.

Moderator/Organizer: Craig Kallsen, Citrus and Pistachio Farm Advisor, UCCE Kern County. More information available at 661-868-6221.


  • 1 p.m. Registration
  • 1:15 – 1:45 Alternate Bearing in Mandarins - Potential for Mitigation with PGRs. Dr. Carol Lovatt, Professor, Plant Physiologist, Dept. of Botany and Plant Sciences, UC Riverside
  • 1:45 – 2:20 Asian Citrus Psyllid Update, Earwig Pest Management and Using Movento Pesticide in Citrus. Dr. Beth Grafton-Cardwell, Director of Lindcove Research and Extension Center and Extension Specialist & Research Entomologist, UC Riverside
  • 2:20 – 2:50 Changes in Employee Regulations. Jim Lopes, State of California, Dept. of Industrial Relations, CAL/OSHA Consultation Service
  • 2:50 - 3:00 Break
  • 3:00 – 3:30 Asian Citrus Psyllid (ACP) Quarantine Response and Eradication/Pesticides. Eddy Greynolds, Agricultural Biologist/Weights and Measures Inspector
  • 3:30 – 4:00 Status of Area-wide Suppression of the GWSS in Kern and Tulare Counties. Beth Stone-Smith, GWSS Program Director, USDA APHIS PPQ
  • 4:00 – 4:30 Tree Spacing Considerations Related to Citrus Yield, Fruit Quality and Crop Management. Craig Kallsen, UCCE Citrus Farm Advisor/Kern County

2.0 hours of Private Applicator and PCA Credit. (0.5 Laws and Regs; 1.5 Other)

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UCCE Conference Room

Bakersfield, California
United States

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