American Society of Agronomy
American Society of Agronomy
American Society of Agronomy
University of California
American Society of Agronomy

2017 Conference Agenda

2017 California Plant and Soil Conference
Agricultural Information Overload- Separating Fact from Fiction
January 31 – February 1, 2017

DoubleTree Hotel & Fresno Convention Center, 2233 Ventura Street, Fresno, CA 93721 
Tel: 559-268-1000.

Agenda Download (PDF)

Day 1 (Tuesday, Jan. 31st)
Concurrent Sessions: 10:40 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. 


Session 1 – Pest/Weed Management
 Margaret Ellis & Rachel Naegele - Salon B

10:40 - Introductory remarks

10:45 - Steven Fennimore, UCCE Weed specialist, UC Davis: New automated technology has the potential to improve weed control systems in vegetable crops

11:10 - Tim Miles, Professor, CSU Monterey Bay: Detection of Erysiphe necator fungicide resistant alleles in environmental samples

11:35 - Pete Goodell, IPM Extension Coordinator, UCCE IPM: It’s Time to Revisit a Familiar Concept

12-12:15 - Q&A/ Discussion (all speakers)

Session 2 – Nutrient Management: Responsibilities and Liability.
Chairs: Karen Lowell & Ann Collins Burkholder - Salon A1

10:40 - Introductory remarks

10:45 - Tess Dunham, Esq., Attorney, Somach, Simmons & Dunn Attorneys at Law, Sacramento, CA: Understanding Grower Liability in Nutrient Management Planning

11:10 - John Dickey, Soil Scientist/Agronomist, PlanTierra LCC, Davis, CA Case Study: Managing Liability Risks as a Soil Scientist

11:35 - Harrison W. Scheider, V.P. & Environmental Ins Broker, American Risk Management Resources Network, LLC: Environmental Liabilities and Risk Transfer Solutions for Certified Crop Advisors

12-12:15 - Q&A/ Discussion (all speakers)

LUNCH - 12:15 – 1:25 p.m.

Day 1 (Tuesday, Jan. 31st)
Concurrent Sessions: 1:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.


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