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Pest Management Seminar, Dec. 3, Yreka

Tuesday, December 3, 2013 • Yreka, CA

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The Siskiyou County Agricultural Commissioner’s Office and UC Cooperative Extension will conduct a free pest management seminar for growers, applicators, advisors, pilots, and CCAs Dec. 3 in Yreka, Calif.

The event will be held at the Miner’s Inn Convention Center, 122 East Miner Street, Yreka, Calif.

Agenda:

8:00 - Registration

8:20 - Introductions and announcements

8:30 - Weed control on ditch banks and non-crop areas - Steve Wright, UC Cooperative Extension (UCCE) farm advisor, Yreka

9:00 - Managing grass and broadleaf weeds in small grains - Steve Wright, UCCE farm advisor, Tulare and Kings Counties

9:30 - Cereal leaf beetle identification and management - Diana Roberts, Washington State University

10:30 - Break

10:45 - Learning from mistakes of other applicators, new EPA mandated pollinator protection, changes to metaldehyde use on certain crops and some label review items - Laurie Gordon, Oregon Department of Agriculture

11:45 - Weed control in potatoes and onions, white rot management in onions - Darrin Culp, Intermountain Research and Extension Center

12:15 - Lunch provided

1:00 - Selecting the correct nozzle to ensure proper application rate and minimize drift, discussion of new GPS and application equipment - Allen Shackleford, PBM Supply

2:00 - Law and regulation update - global harmonization system, closed mixing systems -

Tom Anderson, California Department of Pesticide Regulation

3:00 – Break

3:15 - New herbicides for right of way weed control and blending herbicides in returnable containers - Mark Hansen, Crop Production Services

3:45 - Selecting the right adjuvant - Mark Hansen

4:15 - Alfalfa weed control trends and developments - Steve Orloff

4:45 - Adjourn

Continuing education credits granted for California (2 Laws & 5 Other) and Oregon (3 Core & 5 Other) license holders and certified crop advisers.

For more information, contact Carolyn Gorden at (530) 841-4025.

Location Details

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Miner’s Inn Convention Center
122 East Miner St.
Yreka, California
United States

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