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