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Pre-season Vegetable Workshop, Aug. 21, Yuma

Wednesday, August 21, 2013 • Yuma, AZ

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The University of Arizona (UA) Cooperative Extension will conduct a Pre-season Vegetable Workshop Aug. 21 at the UA Yuma Agricultural Center in Yuma, Ariz.

7:30 - Registration

8:00 - Point injection systems for reducing nitrogen inputs and update on plant spacing uniformity - Mark Siemens, UA Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering;

8:30 - Lettuce herbicide update - Barry Tickes, UA area agent;

9:00 - Take the black magic out of hardfacing equipment and implements: Selection, use, and application - John Lopez, Stoody Company and Victor Technologies International;

9:45 - Break

9:55 - Pest control announcements or updates from industry;

10:00 - Vegetable insect management research update - John Palumbo, UA entomologist;

10:30 - Lettuce pesticide use - understanding and reducing risks - Al Fournier, UA IPM program manager;

11:00 - Current status of fungicides to manage lettuce diseases - Mike Matheron, UA plant pathologist;

11:30 - Seasonal weather update for Yuma winter vegetable producers - Paul Brown, UA Soil, Water and Environmental Science;

12:00   Lunch - sponsored by Yuma County Cooperative Extension.

The Yuma Ag Center is located at 6425 W. 8thStreet, Yuma, Ariz. 85364.

2.0 CCA, PCA (AZ & CA) CEU’s have been approved.

For more information, contact Joy Denning at (928) 726-3904 or joy@cals.arizona.edu.

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Yuma Agricultural Center
6425 W. 8thStreet
Yuma, Arizona 85364
United States

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