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

2019 Agenda

California Plant and Soil Conference
February 5-6, 2019
DoubleTree Hotel & Fresno Convention Center
2233 Ventura Street, Fresno, CA 93721
Tel: 559-268-1000.  http://calasa.ucdavis.edu

 

TUESDAY FEBRUARY 5

OPENING SESSION AND PANEL DISCUSSION:  
SALON B

 9:30 am - 11:45 am General Session
Introduction by
Chapter President, Dan Munk, UCCE Fresno   

California Water Resources: Sustaining Irrigated Agriculture Where Water is Limited

Chairs:  Dan Munk & Khaled Bali  

Speakers will provide unique perspective on the challenge of sustaining irrigated agriculture where water is limited. They will address impacts of reduced groundwater pumping for agriculture, and opportunities for increasing water resource production capacity by groundwater banking and increased water use efficiency in cropping systems.      1.5 CEU CCA Crop Management                    

9:45am

Dan Munk, UCCE Frenso, Introductory remarks

9:50am

Kamyar Guivetchi, California Department of Water Resources

10:20am

Ellen Hanak, Public Policy Institute

10:50am

Mark McCain, President of Kings River Water Association

11:20am

Panel Discussion and Q&A (all speakers)

LUNCH- DAY 1   11:45 – 1:30 p.m. (SALON C)


TUESDAY FEBRUARY 5


AFTERNOON CONCURRENT SESSIONS: 1:30pm – 3:00 p.m.

SALON B

SALON D

Session 1 – Sustainable Water Management: Recycle, Recharge and Supply Management

Chairs: Sharon Benes, Michelle Leinfelder-Miles, Florence Cassel Sharma

1.5 CEU CCA Soil-Water Management             

Session 2 –Climate Smart Agriculture

Chairs: Khaled Bali, Jeff Dahlberg             

                                                                                       

 

1.0 CEU CCA Crop Management                      

1:30

Introductory remarks

1:30

Introductory remarks

1:35

Mark Grismer, UC Davis

Using Recycled Water in Salinas Agriculture and Salinity Impacts

1:35

Jeff Dahlberg, UC Kearney Agricultural Research and Extension Center

Climate Change Trends and Impacts on California Agriculture: Temperature

2:00

Joe Choperena, Project Director, Sustainable Conservation. 

Groundwater Recharge on Farmland: Challenges and State of the Practice

2:00

TBD

2:25

Eric Thorburn, Oakdale Irrigation District, Modernization & Total Channel Control Implementation at Oakdale Irrigation District

2:25

Rick Snyder, UC Davis Emeritus, Recalibration of Crop Co-efficients.

2:50-3:00

Q&A/ Discussion (all speakers)

2:50- 3:00

Q&A/ Discussion (all speakers)

BREAK 3:00 – 3:20 p.m.

2019 California Plant and Soil Conference, February 5-6, 2019


TUESDAY FEBRUARY 5


AFTERNOON CONCURRENT SESSIONS: 3:25 – 5:00 p.m.

SALON D

SALON B

Session 3 – Integrating Technology into Agricultural Production and Research

Chairs: Mark Lundy and Jeff Dahlberg

0.5 CEU CCA Professional Development (Bailey)

 

Session 4 –  Irrigation Water Use Efficiency

Chairs: Michelle Lienfelder-Miles, Khaled Bali, Florence Cassel Sharma    

1.0 CCA CEU Professional Development (Cahn/Norris)

0.5 CCA CEU Soil-Water Management (Bali)

1.0 CEU CURES Nitrogen and IWM (Cahn/Norris)                                                            

3:25

Introductory remarks

3:25

Introductory remarks

3:30pm

Dennis Donahue, Director, Western Growers Center for Innovation and Technology

Moore’s Law Meets Fresh

3:30pm

Michael Cahn, UCCE

Using the Crop Manage Decision Support Tool for Improving Irrigation Efficiency of Coastal Vegetables

3:55pm

Jeff Dahlberg, UC Kearney Agricultural Research and Extension Center

High Throughput Phenotyping

3:55pm

Khaled Bali, UCCE

Surface Irrigation Automation and Efficiencies

 

4:20pm

Brian Bailey, UC Davis Dept. of Plant Sciences

Development of the Next Generation of Perennial Crop Modeling Tools

 

4:20pm

Greg Norris, State Engineer, USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service

Using Simple Graphs to Improve IWM Effectiveness with NRCS Financial Assistance

4:45-5:00pm

Q.A./ Discussion (all speakers)

4:45-5:00pm

Q.A./ Discussion (all speakers)

EVENING SOCIAL (Tues. Feb. 5th) – POSTER SESSION, WINE & CHEESE RECEPTION (5:00 pm)

SALON A

2019 California Plant and Soil Conference, February 5-6, 2019

ADJOURN to a Wine and Cheese Reception in the Poster Room

A complimentary drink coupon is included in your registration packet

ADJOURN to a Wine and Cheese Reception in the Poster Room

A complimentary drink coupon is included in your registration packet


WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 6

CONCURRENT SESSIONS: 8:30 – 10:00 a.m.

SALON D

SALON B

Session 5 – IPM: Insect Pests and Disease

Chairs: Rachel Naegele, Jeff Dahlberg, Karen Lowell                                                                                          

1.5 CCA and PCA CEU Pest Management    

Session 6 –  Managing Nitrogen Fertilizer Inputs for Efficiency  Chair: Eric Ellison  

1.5. CCA CEU Nutrient Management

1.5 CURES N Management                          

8:30am

Introductory remarks

8:30am

Introductory remarks

8:35am

David Haviland, UCCE

Sugarcane Aphid (SCA) Identification and Management

8:35am

Richard Smith, UCCE

Fertilizer Use Efficiency in Organic Vegetable Cropping Systems

9:00am

Tom Turini, UCCE

Plant Resistance Breaking Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus

9:00am

Charles Sanchez, University of Arizona

Perspectives on controlled release fertilizers for desert vegetable cropping systems

9:25am

Jhalendra Rijal, UCCE

Brown Marmorated Stink Bug in CA Crops: Pest Identification, Damage Assessment, and Potential Control Options

9:25am

Hanna Ouaknin, UC Davis, UC Davis

Evaluating high-frequency, low-concentration nitrogen management strategies to minimize reactive nitrogen mobilization from California almond orchards.

9:50-10:00am

Q.A./ Discussion (all speakers)

9:50-10:00am

Q.A./ Discussion (all speakers)

BREAK:  10:00 – 10:20 a.m.

CONCURRENT SESSIONS: 10:25 – 12:00 a.m.

SALON D

SALON B

Session 7 – IPM: Weeds          

Chairs: Jeff Dahlberg, Karen Lowell  

1.0 CCA and PCA CEU Pest Management                                                             

Session 8 –  Nutrient Management

Chairs: Daniel Geisseler, Mark Cady    

1.5 CCA CEU Nutrient Management         

10:25

Introductory remarks

10:25

Introductory remarks

10:30

TBD

 

10:30

Franz Niederholzer, UCCE Colusa, Sutter & Yuba Counties

Potassium and Phosphorus Management in Orchards

10:55

Whitney Brim-DeForest, UCCE

Weedy Rice Identification and Management Strategies

10:55

Bob Hutmacher, West Side Research and Extension Center

How Nutrient Management in Pima Cotton Differs from Acala Cotton

11:20

Lynn Sosnoskie, UCCE,

Weed Ecology: The Biology, Ecology and Management of Field Bindweed (Convolvulus arvensis)

11:20

Nicholas Clark, UCCE Fresno, Tulare & Kings Counties

Nutrient Management in Forage Crops

11:45-12:00

Q.A./ Discussion (all speakers)

11:45-12:00

Q.A./ Discussion (all speakers)

BUSINESS MEETING & LUNCH 12:05 – 1:45 p.m.

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