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Nickels Soil Lab Field Day, May 14, Arbuckle

Wednesday, May 14, 2014 • Arbuckle, CA

Past Event:

The Nickels Soil Lab Annual Field Day is May 14 on Marine Ave. in Arbuckle, Calif. from 8:30 a.m. through lunch.

Agenda:

8:30 - Registration (coffee and Danish)

9:00 – Field topics

Monitoring soil moisture to guide irrigation decisions - Larry Schwankl, University of California, Davis

How well is your irrigation system performing? - Kevin Greer, Tehama County Resource Conservation District

Post-harvest canopy health and yield the next season - Ted DeJong, UC Davis

Applying crop evapotranspiration estimates in on-farm water management - Allan Fulton, UCCE

Measuring crop stress to make irrigation decisions - Rick Buchner, UCCE

Almond orchard hedging - Bruce Lampinen, UC Davis

Rootstock trial review - Franz Niederholzer, UCCE

Nitrogen cycle inhibitors - Martin Burger, UC Davis

12:15 pm – Lunch by reservation with proceeds benefitting the Pierce FFA program -

$12 prepaid and $15 at the door

Lunch discussion:

Active groundwater management - An assessment of the Sacramento Valley’s groundwater resources - David Guy, Northern California Water Association; and Paul Gosselin, Butte County Department of Water and Resource Conservation.

The field day program is organized by Franz Niederholzer, UCCE Colusa-Sutter-Yuba counties.

Please RSVP to the UCCE Colusa Office at (530) 458-0570.

Location Details

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Marine Avenue
Marine Ave.
Arbuckle, California
United States

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