2017 Annual Strawberry Meeting

When:
February 3, 2017 @ 7:15 am – 12:00 pm
2017-02-03T07:15:00-08:00
2017-02-03T12:00:00-08:00
Where:
Watsonville Elks Lodge
121 Martinelli St
Watsonville, CA 95076
USA
Contact:

7:15-7:40
Laws and Regulations Update, 2017
Juan Hidalgo, Office of the Santa Cruz County Agriculture Commissioner
7:40-8:05
Strawberry Cost of Production with an Emphasis on Labor.
Laura Tourte, UCCE Santa Cruz County
8:05-8:30
New Fumigants for Strawberry Production in California
Husein Ajwa, UCCE Emeritus
8:30-8:55
Transition from Methyl Bromide to Fumigant and Non-Fumigant Alternatives for
California Strawberry Production
Steve Fennimore, UCCE Weed Specialist, Salinas
8:55-9:20
More Aspects of Making Sustainable Alternatives to Methyl Bromide Fumigation
Mark Bolda, UCCE Santa Cruz County
9:20-9:50
Break
9:50-10:15 Rapid Molecular Diagnostic Tools for Soil-borne Pathogens of Strawberries
Tim Miles, CSU, Monterey Bay
10:15-10:40 Lygus bug management in strawberry: updates
Shimat Joseph, UCCE Monterey County
10:40-11:05 Biology and Management of Fusarium Wilt
Tom Gordon, UC Davis
11:05-11:30 Using CropManage for Water and Nitrogen Management in Strawberries
Michael Cahn, UCCE Monterey County
11:25-11:55 Strawberry Commission Research Update
Mercy Olmstead, California Strawberry Commission

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