- The Kern spring citrus meeting will be held Friday, April 8, 2011, 1:00 – 4:30 p.m., at the University of California Cooperative Extension Conference Room, 1031 S. Mt. Vernon Ave., Bakersfield, Calif., 93307.
Friday, April 8, 2011 1:00 – 4:30 p.m.
University of California Cooperative Extension Conference Room
1031 S. Mt. Vernon Avenue, Bakersfield, Calif., 93307
Moderator/Organizer: Craig Kallsen, Citrus and Pistachio Farm Advisor, UCCE Kern County
1:15-1:45 Insects and mites of export concern on California citrus; Dr. Joe Morse, Professor of Entomology, UC Riverside
1:45-2:15 Integrating treatments for Asian citrus psyllid into citrus IPM programs; Dr. Beth Grafton Cardwell, Director of Lindcove Research and Extension Center and Extension Specialist and Research Entomologist, Kearney Ag Center
2:15-2:45 Imidacloprid uptake and likely uses against ACP; Dr. Frank Byrne, Research Entomologist, UC Riverside
3:00-3:30 Crafting tools for the toolbox: Exciting new research developments to combat ACO/HLB; Dr. MaryLou Polek, Vice President of Science and Technology, Citrus Research Board
3:30-4:00 Pesticide label regulatory update and melon fruit fly quarantine spray regulations; Representative from the Kern County Agricultural Commissioner’s Office
4:00-4:30 Mites of citrus and their control in the San Joaquin Valley; David Haviland, Entomology Farm Advisor, UCCE Kern County
- 3 hours of Continuing PCA Education (0.5 Laws and Regs; 2.5 Other)