2021 Annual Alfalfa and Forage Field Day

Thurs, Sep 23, 2021 @ 7:00am - 12:15pm

  • When?
    September 23, 2021
  • Where?
    Kearney Agricultural Research and Extension Center; 9240 South Riverbend Avenue; Parlier, CA 93648


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7:00 AM  Sign-in and morning refreshment  
  Choosing Alfalfa Varieties for Pest Management and Quality in Relationship to Harvest Schedule  Dan Putnam, UC Davis
  Sorghum Deficit Irrigation  Bob Hutmacher, UC West Side Research and Extension Center
  Sorghum Varieties  Bob Hutmacher, UC West Side Research and Extension Center
  Winter Flooding and Summer Deficit Irrigation of Alfalfa  Khaled Bali, UC Kearney Research and Extension Center
10:00  Properties of Manure as a Fertilizer for Forages (Slides) Anthony Fulford, UCCE Stanislaus
10:15 SJV Forage Crops Professionals Needs Assessment (Slides) Nick Clark, UCCE Kings
10:30  New USDA-ARS Efforts in Forage Research at San Joaquin Valley Agricultural Sciences (SJVAS) Center, Parlier, California (Slides) Jason Kelley & Sultan Begna, USDA-ARS
10:45 Discussion  
11:00 Break  
11:15 Pesticide application safety and PPE requirements (Handout) Shawn Atayasay, Fresno County Ag Commissioner's Office
11:30 Forage IPM Principles and Best Practices (Slides) Michelle Leinfelder-Miles, Farm Advisor, UCCE San Joaquin
11:45 Weed Management in Established Alfalfa (Handout) (Handout) (Handout) (Slides) Jose Luiz Carvalho de Souza Dias, UCCE Merced
12:00 PM Discussion  
12:15  Lunch