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Low-Stress Sheep Handling Clinic with Curt Pate 9:00 am
Low-Stress Sheep Handling Clinic with Curt Pate @ Paicines Ranch
Dec 2 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
A one-day workshop (9 am to 4 pm), offered on two separate dates: Saturday, Dec. 2nd OR Sunday, Dec. 3rd. Topics include all aspects of stockmanship, including gathering, grazing, sorting, processing, and loading; stewardship, animal[...]
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HMI Whole Farm/Ranch Business Planning: California 2017
HMI Whole Farm/Ranch Business Planning: California 2017 @ TomKat Ranch
Dec 4 – Dec 5 all-day
At HMI we know that to create a sustainable, healthy agricultural enterprise, you need to run it like a business. We’ve created this course to give both new and experienced farmers and ranchers the knowledge[...]
Nutrient Management and Precision Application Technology webinar 8:00 am
Nutrient Management and Precision Application Technology webinar
Dec 4 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
The Nutrient Management and Precision Application Technology webinar is a complement to the Precision Agriculture Chapter of the Advances in Dryland Farming in the Pacific Northwest. The webinar highlights producer and industry perspectives on how[...]
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HMI Whole Farm/Ranch Business Planning: California 2017
HMI Whole Farm/Ranch Business Planning: California 2017 @ TomKat Ranch
Dec 5 – Dec 6 all-day
At HMI we know that to create a sustainable, healthy agricultural enterprise, you need to run it like a business. We’ve created this course to give both new and experienced farmers and ranchers the knowledge[...]
2017 Entomology Seminar 8:00 am
2017 Entomology Seminar @ UCCE Monterey County
Dec 5 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Update in insect control research. Future regulations for pyrethroids and neonicotinoid pesticides. 2 CEUs.
Water and Nitrogen Use Workshop 9:00 am
Water and Nitrogen Use Workshop @ Castoro Cellars
Dec 5 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Calculating the amount of water and Nitrogen applied to a vineyard are important for tracking inputs and improving efficiency. This workshop will include how to interpret soil and water analysis reports and how to calculate[...]
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Maintaining and Improving Rural Roads 9:30 am
Maintaining and Improving Rural Roads @ J Lohr Event Center
Dec 6 @ 9:30 am – 1:00 pm
This free workshop for landowners and land managers will cover topics of rural, low volume roads, environmental conditions affecting roads, road assessment methods, road management and maintenance, permitting requirements, sources of technical and financial assistance,[...]
Webinar: Creating Healthy Soils to Benefit Farmers, Ranchers & Climate 1:30 pm
Webinar: Creating Healthy Soils to Benefit Farmers, Ranchers & Climate
Dec 6 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
This Carbon Farming webinar will provide basic information on the principles, practices, and benefits of carbon farming, the science behind it, benefits to farmers and ranchers, the role of carbon farm plans, and local resources[...]
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16th Annual Weed Workshop for Ranchers 7:30 am
16th Annual Weed Workshop for Ranchers @ Hollister VErterans Memorial Building
Dec 7 @ 7:30 am – 11:30 am
The San Benito County Weed Management Area’s Continuing Education Seminar for Ranchers is a free event covering many rangeland weed topics. Bring weeds from your ranch to have them identified by a botanist! Attendees are[...]
Grapevine Physiology Workshop 8:30 am
Grapevine Physiology Workshop @ Veterans Memorial Building
Dec 7 @ 8:30 am – 3:15 pm
The UC Cooperative Extension will be holding a full day workshop on grapevine physiology and how various management practices can be used to optimize vine growth, productivity and fruit quality. DPR CE and CCA hours[...]
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FSMA Grower Training – Watsonville 8:00 am
FSMA Grower Training – Watsonville
Dec 8 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
For questions or more information, contact Yarely Corona ycorona@calstrawberry.org or call 831.724.1301.
Central Coast Water Board Meeting 9:00 am
Central Coast Water Board Meeting @ Central Coast Waterboard Offices
Dec 8 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Nutrient Budget and Irrigation Management: Michael Cahn See his article in California Agriculture: Maryalag.ucanr.edu/archive/?type=pdf&article=ca.2017a0010 Nutrient Removal Using Woodchip Bioreactor – Harvey Packard See the report for the Project at https://www.waterboards.ca.gov/centralcoast/board_info/agendas/2017/december/item17/item17_att1.pdf
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Tillage and Residue Management Systems and Impacts on Soil Health in Drylands webinar 8:00 am
Tillage and Residue Management Systems and Impacts on Soil Health in Drylands webinar
Dec 11 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
In the inland Pacific Northwest (iPNW), intensive tillage and poor residue management practices have led to the depletion of soil organic matter, crumbled soil structure, increased soil erosion, reduced soil fertility and soil biological diversity,[...]
Organic Value-Added Processing & Certification Webinar 12:00 pm
Organic Value-Added Processing & Certification Webinar
Dec 11 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Thinking about turning your extra produce in to jams, salsas, or dried fruit? Value-added products can bring in extra income and add diversity to your market offerings. Join us for a webinar that reviews requirements[...]
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Life Underground: Partnering with Soil Microbial Communities on the Farm webinar 11:00 am
Life Underground: Partnering with Soil Microbial Communities on the Farm webinar
Dec 12 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
This webinar will focus on the challenges and benefits of managing soil biology rather than relying only on chemically based systems, along with the key roles that soil microbes play in agroecosystems. Agricultural soils can[...]
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Organic Grower Summit
Organic Grower Summit @ Hyatt Regency Monterey
Dec 13 – Dec 14 all-day
Launched by the Organic Produce Network (OPN) and California Certified Organic Farmers (CCOF), the Organic Grower Summit (OGS) will bring organic growers, producers and processors to Monterey for two days of education, information and networking[...]
Soil Ecology Workshop with Dr. Christine Jones
Soil Ecology Workshop with Dr. Christine Jones @ Paicines Ranch
Dec 13 – Dec 14 all-day
Understanding and working with soil ecology offers perhaps the greatest potential for creating regenerative agricultural systems. This two-day workshop with Dr. Christine Jones will offer an in-depth and practical understanding of: The role of mycorrhizal[...]
An Introduction to the Agricultural Air Quality Conservation Measures Reference Guides 11:30 am
An Introduction to the Agricultural Air Quality Conservation Measures Reference Guides
Dec 13 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Webinar participants will learn about two documents that can assist in selecting appropriate strategies and Conservation Practice Standards when an air quality resource concern has been identified. The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service and US[...]
Community Water Dialogue Meeting and Field Tour 2:00 pm
Community Water Dialogue Meeting and Field Tour @ Kitayama Brothers Ranch
Dec 13 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Join the Community Water Dialogue at a meeting and field tour December 13 to learn about water conservation through voluntary covered fallow rotations and to hear about ways landowners are supporting water conservation on their[...]
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Pesticide Laws & Regulations Update – English 9:00 am
Pesticide Laws & Regulations Update – English
Dec 15 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Pesticide Use Near Schoolsites Field Worker Safety Review of 2017 Season – CAC inspector findings
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Sustainable Winegrowing and Certification Webinar 10:00 am
Sustainable Winegrowing and Certification Webinar
Dec 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Participate in this free webinar to learn about the California Sustainable Winegrowing Program (SWP), how to complete a Self-Assessment using the SWP Online System, and the steps required to become Certified California Sustainable Winegrowing (CERTIFIED[...]
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