BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID: CALSCALE:GREGORIAN BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART:20170810T080004Z DTEND:20170810T143000Z SUMMARY:August 10\, 2017 Tulare - Sustainable/Organic Production UID:594d64bde6130 LOCATION: 4500 S. Laspina Street\, Tulare\, CA\, 93274 DESCRIPTION:

Theme: The Role of the Crop Advisers in providing advice and products to grower producing certified organic crops.

Agenda

7:30

Registration &\; Coffee

8:00

Kings and Tulare County Ag Commissioner Update

 \;Mariana Santos-Gentert\, Tulare County Agricultural Commissioner/Sealer

8:30

Classic Biological Control Programs in Today&rsquo\;s Agriculture

Tom Quick\, GrowMore

9:00

General Organic Alfalfa Hay Production
Nicholas Clark\, UCCE Kings\, Tulare\, &\; Fresno Counties

9:30

Exhibitor Demonstrations

10:30

Sustainable Management of Mealybug on Grape in the San Joaquin Valley

Dr. Kris Tollerup. Kearney Agricultural Research &\; Extension Center

11:00

Nematode Control in Sustainable/Organic Systems

John Olivias\, Bio Science

11:30

Insect Management Options for Organic Production

Randy Dodds\, Brandt

12:00

Lunch

1:00

Organic Disease Control

Dr. Andy Hudson\, Westbridge Ag Products

1:30

Challenges of Managing Pest Control and Fertility in Certified Organic Farming

Grower Panel

2:30

Seminar Adjourns

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