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Sustainable, Organic Seminar, July 17, Chico

Thursday, July 17, 2014 • Chico, CA

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Sustainable and certified organic agricultural systems will be the focus of a day-long seminar on July 17 in Chico, Calif.

Registration starts at 7:30 a.m. The event starts at 8 a.m. at the Sierra Nevada Brewing Company, 1075 E. 20th St.

Cost is $60, if registered by July 3. Late registration or on-site registration is $80. Registration includes lunch.

Seminar agenda topics will cover:

  • Butte County Agriculture Commissioners Update     
  • Organic Almond Production
  • Use of Mycorrhizal Inoculants for Healthy Plants/Trees in Rice and Almonds
  • Micronutrient Use in Organic Systems and Prevention of Fungal Diseases
  • Organic Rice Production Weed Control  
  • Organic Fertilizers for Good Soil/Plant Health
  • Sustainability and Organics at Sierra Nevada Brewing Company  
  • Bio Control of Pests       
  • Benefits of Soil Amendments/Compost   
  • Challenges of Managing Pest Control and Fertility in Certified Organic Farming (A Grower Panel)

Continuing education hours have been approved, including:

  • 6.0 DPR CE Hours – 0.5 laws; 5.5 other
  • 6.0 CCA CE Hours – 1.5 nutrient management; 0.5 soil/water; 1.0 IPM, 3.0 crop management
  • 2.0 ISA CEU Hours – For tree workers, arborists, municipal specialists, utility specialists, science
  • .30 GCSAA Education Points Approved  

For more information, contact Steve Beckley at (916) 539-4107 and sbeckley@aol.com.

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Sierra Nevada Brewery
1075 E. 20th St.
Chico, California 95928
United States

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