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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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July 2018
$70

Organic Fertilizer Seminar

July 25 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Each year the Organic Fertilizer Association of California (OFAC) coordinates a series of educational workshops for growers and professionals. We work with local Farm Advisors, Extension Agents and Ag Commissioners to bring you the most current research and information. Our events feature CE credits as well to make the event even more valulable for your farm or business.

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Madera Compost Project

July 26 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
West Coast Disposal, 9537 Rd 29 1/2
Madera, CA 93637 United States
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The Madera Compost Project will showcase and assess the benefits of compost and mulch application to tree crops on five acres of almond orchards. Each acre will be divided into three equal sections for each treatment: control, compost, and mulch. All soil health assessments and greenhouse gas emission analyses will be performed by researchers from the University of California, Davis. The workshop is FREE and will include a BBQ lunch. Registration is required and is limited to the first 40 respondents. 

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$185

Basic Soil, Plant, and Water Relationships Course

July 31 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cal Poly SLO, Irrigation Training & Research Center + Google Map

*This course is a pre-requisite to the Irrigation Scheduling, Salinity, & Drainage Course August 1-2, 2018 The Designer/Manager School is a comprehensive educational program offering a variety of classes designed for both agricultural and landscape irrigation professionals by Cal Poly San Luis Obispo’s Irrigation Training & Research Center. The focus for this ocurse is on soil texture and structure, water holding capacity, retention, intake rates, evaporation, transpiration, soil classification, measurement of soil moisture and tension.

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August 2018
$295

Irrigation Scheduling, Salinity, and Drainage Course

August 1 @ 8:00 am - August 2 @ 5:00 pm
Cal Poly SLO, Irrigation Training & Research Center + Google Map

Pre-requisite is Basic Soil, Plant, and Water Relationships Course July 31, 2018 The Designer/Manager School is a comprehensive educational program offering a variety of classes designed for both agricultural and landscape irrigation professionals by Cal Poly San Luis Obispo's Irrigation Training & Research Center Our objective is to offer you an excellent opportunity to: receive practical information on key irrigation design and management concepts. increase your competitive edge by learning what is essential versus interesting. work with state-of-the-art management software. gain…

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Regional Water Quality Control Board

August 2 @ 8:00 am - August 3 @ 5:00 pm

The Regional Board is required by law to hold at least six regular meetings each calendar year. The purpose of such meetings is to provide an opportunity for the Board to decide on matters within its jurisdiction in an open and public forum. The Board conducts its meetings in accordance with specific procedures. You may view the Board's Meeting Procedures by clicking here. 11020 Sun Center Dr. #200 Rancho Cordova, CA 95670

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Fertigation Course

August 13 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cal Poly SLO, Irrigation Training & Research Center + Google Map

The class will cover new techniques in the control and application of fertilizers through irrigation systems and strategies to conform with the intent of the new nitrogen regulations in California. Other topics will include nitrogen fertilizers, challenges with phosphorus and potassium applications, growth enhancers, and organic-compliant ways to keep drip systems clean. Increasing yields per acre-foot of evapotranspiration (ET) through better fertility management, will also be discussed. Course is held by Cal Poly SLO's Irrigation Tarining & Research Center. Fee:…

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September 2018

California Agricultural Irrigation Association 2018 Fall Meeting

September 5 - September 7
SeaCrest Oceanfront Hotel, Pismo Beach, CA United States + Google Map
October 2018

The Fertilizer Institute World Fertilizer Conference

October 1 - October 3
Westin St. Francis, San Francisco, CA United States + Google Map

TFI's largest meeting, the World Fertilizer Conference, draws approximately 800-900 delegates from as many as 60 different countries that represent all sectors of the fertilizer industry. The conference, which takes place each September, provides two days of networking and conducting business with industry leaders.

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Fertilizer Outlook and Technology Conference

October 1 @ 8:00 am - October 3 @ 5:00 pm

The Fertilizer Institute (TFI) and the Fertilizer Industry Round Table (FIRT) jointly host the Fertilizer Outlook and Technology Conference in the fall of each year. The conference is geared towards industry members, financial analysts, business consultants, trade press representatives, agricultural retailers, agronomists, engineers and government economists. Conference participants can expect to gain perspective on the outlook for agriculture and major fertilizer materials and inputs from industry experts. New technology and issues that impact plant nutrition are also key topics of…

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Nitrogen Management Update at CAPCA Conference

October 13 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Disneyland Resort, Anaheim, CA United States + Google Map

Enhanced Efficiency Nitrogen Fertilizers Optimizing Irrigation and Nitrogen Fertilization in Coast Berrys and Vegetables Fertilization Practices & Nutrient Management Plans in Nursery Production Nitrogen Fertilization for Desert Vegetables $100 registration fee - meeting only $75 registration fee - combined with CAPCA Conference Registration CCA Accreditation: 1.5 Soil & Water, 2.5 Nitrogen Mgmt

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