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This site is a compilation of outreach events related to agricultural management practices in the Central Valley. To add an outreach event to this site, please contact agoutreach@plantierra.com.

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September 2019

Small Farms Groundwater Management Workshop

September 17 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Kern/Inyo Room, UC Merced Bldg, 550 E. Shaw Avenue
Fresno, CA United States
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The Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA) will be implemented beginning in January 2020. Local groundwater sustainability agencies (GSAs) are releasing drafts of their groundwater sustainability plans (GSPs) that will set the rules for how groundwater will be managed under SGMA. This includes how each agency will measure groundwater use and how farmers will be charged for pumping groundwater from their wells. Translation will be provided in Hmong and Spanish. Please encourage any small-scale farmers you know to attend, as SGMA…

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Fertilizer Type, Uses, and Methods of Monitoring Fertilizer Status in a Nursery Operation

September 18 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Target Specialty Products, 431 Daisy Ln
San Marcos, CA 92078 United States
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The UC Nursery and Floral Alliance presents a workshop series, with mornings in English and afternoons in Spanish. August 21,2019  Plant Nutrition and the Nursery Infrastructure September 18, 2019  Fertilizer Type, Uses, and Methods of Monitoring Fertilizer Status in a Nursery Operation  

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Agronomy Online Courses

September 18 @ 8:00 am

Courses include Agronomy Essentials, Precision Agriculture, and Nutrient Management  and are self-paced and designed for working agricultural professionals. These courses will run Sept. 18  to Dec 11, 2019, and will repeat: January 15 through April 8, 2020 June 10 through September 2, 2020 September 16 through December 9, 2020

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Fertilizers: Types, Use, and Methods of Monitoring Fertilizer Status in a Nursery Operation

September 18 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Target Specialty Products, 431 Daisy Ln
San Marcos, CA 92078 United States
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This workshop will focus on fertilizers and their use in nursery operations. The first half of this program will describe fertilizer types such as granular fertilizers, Controlled Release Fertilizers (CRFs) and liquid fertilizers. We will describe the pros and cons of each fertilizer type and how to optimize fertilizer performance. The second half of the program will be dedicated to monitoring and measuring the quality of irrigation water and media. English Session: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Check in begins…

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Annual Alfalfa and Forage Field Day

September 19 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Kearney Agric. Research and Extension Center, 9240 South Riverbend Avenue
Parlier, CA 93648 United States
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Get ready for a half day of forage research demonstrations and educational presentations in the field and in the classroom. The meeting will begin early morning through lunch. Lunch will be provided. NO COST TO ATTEND Program agenda is still to be determined. For more info, contact Nicholas Clark at neclark@ucanr.edu or (559) 852-2788.

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October 2019

CAPCA Ed San Ramon/San Francisco Bay Chapter

October 8 @ 7:30 am - 12:30 pm
San Ramon Golf Club, 9430 Fircrest Ln
San Ramon, CA 94583 United States
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Includes session on Best Management Practices for Pollination and Cover Cropping with Billy Synk, Project Apis M.

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CAPCA Ed/UC ANR CE Meeting Arcadia

October 9 @ 7:30 am - 3:30 pm
Los Angeles Arboretum, Arcadia, CA United States + Google Map

Includes session on Irrigation: Best Management Practices with Bill Baker, William Baker & Associates.

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NMP Self-Certification Workshop Yolo

October 11 @ 8:00 am - 11:30 am
Yolo County Farm Bureau, 69 W. Kentucky Avenue
Woodland, CA United States
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Within 3 years of obtaining your Nitrogen Management Self-Certification you are required to obtain 3 additional CE units. This course is currently pending approval for 3.0 CE units. You may arrive as early at 7:30 AM for registration. RSVP Deadline: November 13, 2019

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Annual FREP/WHPA Conference

October 28 @ 1:00 pm - October 30 @ 1:00 pm
Doubletree Hotel and Convention Center, 2233 Ventura St
Fresno, CA 93721 United States
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For over 25 years, FREP has presented its pioneering fertilizer research at annual conferences. Since 2007, FREP has collaborated with the Western Plant Health Association (WPHA) to create a conference that balances technical research with discussion on practical application. Presenters from academia, industry, and agricultural consulting provide general and technical information, current research and data, and practical applications addressing statewide and regional nutrient management issues. The 2019 conference will be held in Fresno, California. October 28    1:00-5:00 PM – Pre-Conference…

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November 2019

Organic Fertilizer Association of California Seminar

November 14 @ 7:30 am - 3:00 pm
Hillcrest Plaza, 210 Julie Dr
Yuba City, CA 95991 United States
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Each year OFAC coordinates a series of educational workshops for growers and professionals, working with local Farm Advisors, Extension Agents and Ag Commissioners to bring you the most current research and information. Approved CEUs: 6 Nutrient Management: 1 Soil & Water Management: 2 Integrated Pest Management: 1 Crop Management: 1 Sustainability: 1 DPR Hours: 1.5 (Laws and Regulations: 1; Other: .5) Approved CURES (Irrigated Lands): .75 AGENDA Pending

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