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Small Grains and Soil Health Field Meeting

June 5, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

See event website for a map and directions. We have applied for CCA continuing education credits, and light refreshments will be provided. RSVP is not required.

9:30 am Meet at Staten Island grain silos to caravan to field trial location

10:00am Welcome and Meeting Overview, Michelle Leinfelder-Miles and Brenna Aegerter, UCCE, San Joaquin County, Dawit Zeleke, Conservation Farms and Ranches

10:15am Small Grains Variety Testing – Statewide and Delta Trials, Mark Lundy, UC Davis

10:30am Soil Nitrate Quick Test Demonstration, Mark Lundy, UC Davis

10:45am Introduction to Cover Cropping Project (funded by CDFA Healthy Soils Program), Michelle Leinfelder-Miles and Brenna Aegerter, UCCE, San Joaquin County

11:00am Cover Crop Trial Results, Valerie Bullard, USDA-NRCS Plant Materials Center

11:15am Demonstrations and Evidence – Why the Hype Over Soil Health Really Matters, Jeff Mitchell, UC Davis

11:30am Walk through small grains trial, participate in soil health demonstrations



June 5, 2018
10:00 am - 12:00 pm


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