- The UC Strawberry Irrigation and Nutrient Management Field Day will be held Wednesday, May 11, 2011, at Manzanita Berry Farms, 1891 West Main, Santa Maria, Calif., 93458.
University of California, United States Department of Agriculture, University of California Cooperative Extension, Agriculture & Natural Resources
Strawberry Irrigation and Nutrient Management Field Day
Wednesday, May 11, 2011
Manzanita Berry Farms, 1891 West Main, Santa Maria, Calif., 93458
9:00 Registration is free
9:30 Water use/application and salinity evaluation
Stuart Styles, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo and Chuck Bates, John Deere
9:55 Strawberry plant performance with reduced sprinkler and drip-only systems
Oleg Daugovish, Strawberry and Vegetable Crop Advisor, UCCE, Ventura
10:15 Practical experiences of irrigation management
David Peck, Manzanita Berry Farms, Santa Maria
10:35 Low residue cover crops for controlling sediment and pesticide movement in strawberries
Michael Cahn, Irrigation and Water Resources Advisor, UCCE, Salinas
10:55 Fertilizer management in strawberry production
Tim Hartz, Vegetable Crops Specialist, UC Davis
11:20 Update from Central Coast Water Quality Control Board
11:35 Field tour and lunch
Please pre-register by May 5, 2011 online at http://ucanr.org/irrigationfieldday.
2.5 CE hours have been approved by CCA (Course No. 08431).
Spanish interpretation will be provided.