2016 Annual Alfalfa and Forage Field Day

Wed, Sep 14, 2016 @ 7:30am - 12:10pm

  • When?
    September 14, 2016
  • Where?
    Kearney Agricultural Research and Extension Center; 9240 South Riverbend Avenue; Parlier, CA 93648


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7:30 AM  Registration  
  Alfalfa Varieties for Pest and Disease Management  Dan Putnam, CE Specialist and Agronomist, UC Davis
  Forage and Grain Sorghum Evaluations Jeffery Dahlberg, Director at Kearney Agriculture Research & Extension Center
  Irrigation Management Research Robert Hutmacher, CE Specialist and Director at West Side Research & Extension Center
9:20 New Alfalfa Herbicide Registrations (Slides) Kurt Hembree, Weed Management Farm Advisor, UCCE Fresno
9:40 Alfalfa Weevil Management (Slides) Larry Godfrey, CE Specialist in Entomology, UC Davis
10:00  Managing Aphids, Worms, and Leafhoppers in Alfalfa (Slides) Vonny Barlow, Entomology, IPM, and Crop Production Farm Advisor, UCCE Riverside
10:20 Using the IPM Decision Support Tool (Slides) Peter Goodell, IPM Cooperative Extension Advisor, Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center
10:40 Break   
11:00 Irrigation Systems and Salinity Management in Alfalfa (Slides) Khaled Bali, CE Irrigation Water Management Specialist, Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center
11:20 Challenges of Sub-Surface Drip Irrigation in Alfalfa (Slides) Daniel Putnam, UC Davis
11:40 BMP’s for Dairy Manure Fertilization of Forage Crops (Slides) Nicholas Clark, Agronomic Cropping Systems and Nutrient Management Farm Advisor, Kings
12:00 PM New Alfalfa Check-Off Program: Updates and Industry Input Facilitated by Dan Putnam, UC Davis
12:10 Lunch