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Small Grain, Forage Field Tours, WSREC Field Day April 30

Tuesday, April 30, 2013 • Five Points, CA

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Small Grain, Forage Field Tours, WSREC Field Day April 30

Meet with Extension Specialists, researchers, Farm Advisors, and industry to assess Central California’s Cereal Varieties and disease tolerance for 2013.  In addition, biofuel crops will be presented at the Westside Research and Extension Station.

Locations and times:

Turn Right on Rd. 80 just north of St. Johns River at Milky Way Dairy. Half a mile east of Dairy.

Session One:

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013 Small Grain Silage Tour

Milky Way Dairy – North of Visalia

7:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Focus is on Large Scale replicated study with Wheat and Triticale’s being grown for silage, Small Grain Weed Control.  Speakers- Lee Jackson, UC, Janice Cooper (California Wheat Commission), Steve Wright, Carol Collar and Seed Company Reps,

Complimentary breakfast- Burritos 

Session Two:

Westside Research and Extension Station – Five Points, CA

Corner of Lassen & Oakland

10:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

9:30 – 10:00  Registration

10:00 – 10:30 Biofuel Crop Research- Steve Kaffka

10:30 – 10:45 Wheat Salinity Study- Isabel Alicia del Blanco, Jorge Dubcovsky

10:45 – 11:00 Wheat Nitrogen Study – Brian Marsh

11:00 – 11:15 Wheat Nitrogen/ variety/ yield/ Nitrogen Management – Bob Hutmacher, Steve Wright

11:15 – Noon Small Grain Variety Trials/ Disease Resistance management/ Small grain weed control- Lee Jackson, Janice Cooper (California Wheat Commission), Steve Wright, Seed company Reps

Noon - 1:00 Lunch provided

Directions to Milky Way Dairy:

From Hwy 99 take Hwy 198 east 2 miles; exit Plaza Street North; continue north on Plaza as it turns to Road 80; continue north past the county landfill; turn left immediately after crossing St. Johns River and follow the signs.

 

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Westside Research and Extension Station

Five Points, California
United States

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