2019 Annual Alfalfa and Forage Field Day

Thurs, Sep 19, 2019 @ 7:00am - 12:15pm

  • When?
    September 19, 2019
  • Where?
    Kearney Agricultural Research and Extension Center; 9240 South Riverbend Avenue; Parlier, CA 93648


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7:00 AM  Registration  
  Low-Lignin Alfalfa (Handout) Daniel Putnam, CE Agronomy & Forage Specialist, UC Davis; Brenda Perez, UC Davis
  Alfalfa Deficit Irrigation Management (Handout) Daniel Puntam; Umair Gull, UC Davis & Khaled Bali, CE Irrigation Specialist, KAREC
  Sorghum Drought Stress (Handout) Jeffery Dahlberg, KAREC Director and Bob Hutmacher, WSREC Director & CE Extension Specialist
  Sprayer Nozzle Pattern and Calibration  Demonstration (Handout) Kurt Hembree, Weed Science Advisor, UCCE Fresno; James Schaeffer, SRA, UCCE Fresno 
10:00  Alfalfa Weevil Management and Insecticide Resistance (Slides) Ian Grettenberger, CE Entomology Specialist, UC Davis
10:15 Management of Current Weeds of Concern in SJV Forages (Handout) (Handout) (Slides) Lynn Sosnoskie, Asst. Professor, Cornell University
10:30  NRCS and UC ANR Nutrient Management Planning Resources β€‹β€‹β€‹β€‹β€‹β€‹β€‹(Slides) Nutrient Mgmt./Soil Quality Advisors Anthony Fulford, UCCE Stanislaus, Merced, & San Joaquin, and Joy Hollingsworth, UCCE Fresno, Madera, Kings, & Tulare
10:45 Discussion  
11:00 Break  
11:15 Pesticide Regulations Update: PPE requirements β€‹β€‹β€‹β€‹β€‹β€‹β€‹(Slides P1 Slides P2) Lisa Blecker, Pesticide Safety Education Program Coordinator, UC Statewide IPM
11:30 Manured Corn-Wheat N, P, & K Budgeting β€‹β€‹β€‹β€‹β€‹β€‹β€‹ Nick Clark, Agronomy & Nutrient Mgmt. Advisor, UCCE Kings, Tulare, & Fresno
11:45 Suitability of Semi-non-dormant Alfalfa for Winter Groundwater Recharge β€‹β€‹β€‹β€‹β€‹β€‹β€‹(Slides) Helen Dahlke, Assoc. Professor, UC Davis
12:00 PM Discussion  
12:15  Lunch