2019 Salinas Weed School
Agricultural Center Conference Room
1432 Abbott Street
Salinas, CA
Contact: Richard Smith, 831-759-7357
Sponsor: UCCE Monterey County
Details:

 

2019 Salinas Valley Weed School

 

Tuesday, October 22

8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon

Agricultural Center Conference Room

(1432 Abbott Street, Salinas)

 

8:00 Registration (no fee required) and Refreshments.

8:30 Vegetable weed control update

Richard Smith, Vegetable Crop and Weed Science Farm Advisor, Monterey County

9:00 Broomrape biology and control in tomatoes

Brad Hanson, Extension Weed Specialist, University of California, Davis

9:30 Yellow nutsedge control in celery and the impact of TIF plastic mulch on the use of Goal in strawberry weed control

Oleg Daugovish, Strawberry and Vegetable Crop Farm Advisor, Ventura County

10:00 Break

10:30 High speed centimeter scale resolution sprayer for precision weed control

Mark Siemens, Crop Mechanization Specialist, University of Arizona, Yuma Agricultural Center

11:00 Season-long use of buried drip irrigation – implications for weed control in lettuce

Michael Cahn, Irrigation and Water Resources Farm Advisor, Monterey County

Richard Smith, Vegetable Crop and Weed Science Farm Advisor, Monterey County

11:30 Evaluation of sulfentrazone herbicide tolerance in brassica vegetables

John Rachuy, Staff Research Associate, University of California, Davis

12:00 Conclusion

 

3.0 Continuing education credits have been requested. Please call ahead for special accommodations. For more information call Richard Smith (831) 759-7357.