2018 Annual Alfalfa and Forage Field Day

Wed, Sep 19, 2018 @ 7:30am - 12:15pm

  • When?
    September 19, 2018
  • Where?
    Kearney Agricultural Research and Extension Center; 9240 South Riverbend Avenue; Parlier, CA 93648


View the agenda below, or click here:

7:30 AM  Registration  
  Alfalfa Varieties for Pest and Disease Management (Handout) Shannon Mueller, Agronomy Advisor and County Director, UCCE Fresno
  Low-Lignin Alfalfa Testing Daniel Putnam CE Agronomy & Forage Specialist, UC Davis
  Sorghum Drought Stress (Handout) Jeffery Dahlberg, KAREC Director and Bob Hutmacher, WSREC Director & CE Extension Specialist
  Weed ID Mobile App: Hands-On (Handout) Lynn Sosnoskie, Agronomy & Weed Science Advisor, UCCE Merced & Madera
10:00  Weed ID: Tools and Tricks of the Trade (Slides) Lynn Sosnoskie
10:15 Incest Pest Management in Alfalfa: State of IPM Address  Tim Hays, PCA, Buttonwillow Warehouse, Lancaster, CA
10:30  Discussion  
10:45 Break  
11:00 Introduction of Soil Quality Advisors  NRCS and Nutrient Mgmt./Soil Quality Advisors Anthony Fulford, UCCE Stanislaus, Merced, & San Joaquin, and Daniela Carrijo, UCCE Fresno, Madera, Kings, & Tulare
11:15 Salinity Management: Soil and Cropping Systems Strategies (Slides) Michelle Leinfelder-Miles, Delta Crops & Agronomy Advisor, UCCE San Joaquin
11:30 Sub-Surface Drip Irrigation and Deficit Irrigation in Alfalfa (Slides P1 Slides P2) Daniel Putnam
11:45 Manured Corn-Wheat N, P, & K Budgeting (Slides) Nick Clark, Agronomy & Nutrient Mgmt. Advisor, UCCE Kings, Tulare, & Fresno
12:00 PM Discussion  
12:15  Lunch