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Pepper production meeting March 14, Gilroy

Wednesday, March 14, 2012 • Gilroy, CA

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A UC pepper production meeting will be held Wednesday, March 14, in Gilroy, Calif., from 8 a.m. - 12:15 p.m., at Gilroy Grange Hall (8191 Swanston Lane).

7:45 a.m. Registration

8:15 Welcome & Introductions – Kevin O’Day, Santa Clara County Ag Commissioner

8:25 Recycling Plastic and Drip Tape—a Growers View-Update

Aziz Baameur, Small Farms/Specialty Crops Advisor, Santa Clara County

9:45 Thrips as Virus Vectors- Update

Steve Koike, Entomology Farm Advisor, Monterey County

9:15 Fertility Projects in Pepper Crops- Update

Aziz Baameur, Small Farms/Specialty Crops Advisor, Santa Clara County

9:40 New Layby Weed Control Strategies

Richard Smith, Vegetable Crop and Weed Science Farm Advisor, Monterey County

10:10 Break

10:30 Powdery Mildew Biology- Update

Steve Koike, Plant Pathology Farm Advisor, Monterey County

11 Irrigation Evaluations of Santa Clara County Pepper Production.

Michael Cahn, Irrigation and Water Resources Farm Advisor, Monterey County

11:25 Metam Label Regulation update

Kristian Barbau- Santa Clara County Ag. Commissioner’s Office

11:55 General Discussion

12:20 Adjourn.

2 continuing education credits have been requested - more information at the door.

To register please call Gretchen at 408-282-3111. Please call ahead for special accommodations. For more information call Aziz Baameur 408-282-3127 or Richard Smith 831-759-7357. For Spanish translation, call Maria de la Fuente, Farm Advisor San Benito County 831-637-5346.

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Gilroy Grange Hall

Gilroy, California
United States

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