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UC Strawberry Irrigation and Nutrient Field Day May 11

The UC Strawberry Irrigation and Nutrient Management Field Day will be held Wednesday, May 11, 2011, at Manzanita Berry Farms, 1891 West Main, Santa Maria, Calif., 93458.

University of California, United States Department of Agriculture, University of California Cooperative Extension, Agriculture & Natural Resources

Strawberry Irrigation and Nutrient Management Field Day

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Manzanita Berry Farms, 1891 West Main, Santa Maria, Calif., 93458

9:00 Registration is free

9:30 Water use/application and salinity evaluation

Stuart Styles, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo and Chuck Bates, John Deere

9:55 Strawberry plant performance with reduced sprinkler and drip-only systems

Oleg Daugovish, Strawberry and Vegetable Crop Advisor, UCCE, Ventura

10:15 Practical experiences of irrigation management

David Peck, Manzanita Berry Farms, Santa Maria

10:35 Low residue cover crops for controlling sediment and pesticide movement in strawberries

Michael Cahn, Irrigation and Water Resources Advisor, UCCE, Salinas

10:55 Fertilizer management in strawberry production

Tim Hartz, Vegetable Crops Specialist, UC Davis

11:20 Update from Central Coast Water Quality Control Board

11:35 Field tour and lunch

Please pre-register by May 5, 2011 online at

2.5 CE hours have been approved by CCA (Course No. 08431).

Spanish interpretation will be provided.

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