Vegetable Research & Information Center, UC Cooperative Extension

1997 UC Vegetable Crops Continuing Conference

December 1-3, 1997

This annual in-service conference for University personnel with vegetable crops responsibilities was held December 1-3, 1997 at the University Recreation Pool Lodge on the UC Davis campus.
Contact the Vegetable Research and Information Center, University of California, Davis, CA 95616,
530-752-1748 for more information or vric@ucdavis.edu

AGENDA

Monday, December 1
Location - Rec Pool Lodge

Time Item Location
10:00 - 12:00 Concurrent Workshops
Comparision of Statistical Software CAIT (Shields Library)
Environmental Instrumentation Mann Lab
Producing Effective Presentations with PowerPoint 253 Hunt
12:00 - 1:00 Lunch on your own
1:00 - 3:00 Concurrent Workshops
Comparision of Statistical Software CAIT (Shields Library)
Weed Identification and tour of Herbarium 140 Robbins
Surfing the Web - How to find useful resources on the Internet 253 Hunt
3:00 - 3:30 Break
3:30 - 5:30 Concurrent Workshops
Producing Effective Presentations with PowerPoint 253 Hunt
Surfing the Web - How to find useful resources on the Internet 21 Olson
Tour of Faculty Laboratories 148 Asmundson
5:30 - 6:30 Set up posters Rec Pool Lodge
6:30 - 7:00 Social time Rec Pool Lodge
7:00 - 9:00 Dinner Rec Pool Lodge

 

Tuesday, December 2

Time Item Location
8:00 - 8:10 Alan Bennett, Welcome Rec Pool Lodge
8:10 - 8:25 Trevor Suslow
Introduction to Good Agricultural Practices
Rec Pool Lodge
8:25 - 8:55 Linda Harris
Overview of microbial risks and building a regional grower to consumer HACCP Program
Rec Pool Lodge
8:55 - 9:10 Trevor Suslow
Issues of irrigation and process water and animal manure management
Rec Pool Lodge
9:10 - 9:40 Brian McElroy
Issues and programs for organic farming
Rec Pool Lodge
9:40 - 10:00 to be arranged Rec Pool Lodge
10:00 - 10:30 Break
10:30 - 11:00 Jeff Farrar
Case studies in California vegetable crops & building a partnership with regulators for sensible on-farm microbial safety standards
Rec Pool Lodge
11:00 - 11:30 Trevor Suslow
Discussion
Rec Pool Lodge
12:00 - 1:00 Lunch - provided
1:15 - 1:30 Steve Fennimore
Introduction and overview of his new program
Rec Pool Lodge
1:30 - 1:45 Gene Miyao
Preplant starter fertilizer and herbicide evaluations on transplanted tomatoes
Rec Pool Lodge
1:45 - 2:00 Wayne Schrader
Protective border plantings for ag-urban interfaces
Rec Pool Lodge
2:00 - 2:15 Carolyn Pickel
Developing field applications for degree-days in row crops and vegetables
Rec Pool Lodge
2:15 - 2:30 Richard Molinar
Mite studies on asian vegetables and strawberry research update
Rec Pool Lodge
2:30 - 2:45 Kent Bradford Rec Pool Lodge
2:45 - 3:15 Break
3:15 - 3:30 John Yoder - Rec Pool Lodge
3:30 - 3:45 Alan Bennett - Rec Pool Lodge
3:45 - 4:00 Richard Michelmore - Rec Pool Lodge
4:00 - 5:00 VRIC business and discussion of VC3 Rec Pool Lodge
5:00 - 7:00 Dinner - on your own
7:00 - 9:00 Commodity Group Session - Session Chair
Asparagus
Onion
Rec Pool Lodge


 

Wednesday, December 3

Time Item Session Chair Location - Rec Pool Lodge
8:00 - 10:00 Potato
Fresh Market Tomatoes
Ron Voss
Michelle Le Strange
Upstairs
Main Room
10:00 - 10:30 Break
10:30 - 12:30 Cool Season Crops
Processing Tomatoes
Louise Jackson
Gene Miyao
Upstairs
Main Room
12:30 - 1:30 Lunch - provided
1:30 - 3:15 Pepper
Specialty Crops
Tim Hartz
Mark Gaskell
Main Room
Upstairs
3:15 - 3:30 Break
3:30 - 5:30 Cucurbits
No-till/Mulch Systems
Jesus Valencia
Jeff Mitchell
Main Room
Upstairs

Please check the list of workgroup members for your name. If there are any changes or additions please email vric@ucdavis.edu.


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