What: Salinas Valley Lettuce Weed Control Field Day

When: July 20, 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Where: USDA Spence Research Station, 1572 Old Stage Road, Salinas, Calif. (follow signs once at the ranch)

• Topics

Impact of cultural practices: efficacy of pre-irrigation on weed control;

In seed line cultivation of transplanted lettuce;

Herbicide demonstration for transplanted lettuce;

Alternative herbicide trial for seeded lettuce;

Finger weeder cultivator and demonstration for transplanted lettuce; and

Herbicide impregnated plastic mulch

• Presenters

Steve Fennimore, UC Davis Extension vegetable weed control specialist;

Richard Smith, UCCE Monterey County vegetable crop and weed science farm advisor

• Other

1.5 Continuing Education Credits have been requested. No registration fee. Refreshments will be served.

Sponsored by the University of California Cooperative Extension, Monterey County.

For more information, contact Richard Smith at (831) 759-7357 or rifsmith@ucdavis.edu.