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UC Davis Alfalfa & Forage Field Day May 15

Wednesday, May 15, 2013 • Davis, CA

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UC Davis Alfalfa Field Day May 15

(Preceding the Alfalfa Field Day will be the Small Grains Field Day from 8:15 a.m. to noon.)

12:45 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. Alfalfa & Forage Field Day

•  Water Quality Issues with Pesticides in Alfalfa/Grain–Yolo Co Ag Commissioner

•  Yield and Pest Management in new crops: Canola, Camelina and Castor grown for Biofuels—Steve Kaffka, Nick George, UC Davis

•  Low Lignin Trials in Alfalfa—a new concept—What are the possibilities?—Dan Putnam, UC Davis

•  Sorghum and Corn Forage N-Variety trials—Chris DeBen and Dan Putnam, UC Davis

•  Testing of new weed control strategies for alfalfa—Mick Canevari, UCCE Advisor Emeritus, San Joaquin County, D. Putnam, UC Davis

•  Testing of Photosynthesis Enhancers in Alfalfa – Craig Giannini, Dan Putnam UC Davis

•  Alfalfa aphid Outbreak in 2013, and IPM update, Pete Goodell, UC IPM Program

•  Alfalfa Weevil and leafhopper Management in Alfalfa—Rachael Long, UCCE, Yolo County

•  Subsurface Drip Experiments on Campus—Dan Putnam, UCD

•  Management of Water in Alfalfa:  My Experiences with Subsurface Drip Irrigation in Alfalfa—Rick Martinez, Grower, Dixon, CA

•  Management of Water in Alfalfa:  Monitoring ET in the Field—Rick Snyder, LAWR, UCD Davis

•  Alfalfa Varieties: Yield and Pest Management Implications—Craig Giannini and Dan Putnam, UC Davis

Directions: UC Davis Agronomy Field Headquarters, Hutchison Road, Davis, CA

Take Hwy 113 near Davis to Hutchison Rd. go west. Right at first rotary, left at second rotary, about 1/3 mile further down on the left. 

4 CE hours (PCA credits) and 6 Certified Crop Advisor (CCA) hours

See:  http://alfalfa.ucdavis.edu for a printable program.

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UC Davis Agronomy Field Headquarters

Davis, California
United States

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