Pre-season Vegetable Workshop, Aug. 21, Yuma
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
6425 W. 8thStreet
Yuma, Arizona 85364