Vegetable Research & Information Center, UC Cooperative Extension

2018-19 Vegetable Crops Program Team meeting

November 26-27, 2018 :: UC ANR Building, Davis, CA

Agenda (PDF)

 

Monday, November 26, 2018 :: Day 1San Joaquin Room

12:00-1:00 PM Lunch
1:00-2:05 Introduction of new personnel (Moderator: Steve Fennimore)
  • Zheng Wang, Vegetable Crops and Irrigation Advisor, UCCE Stanislaus-Merced-San Joaquin
  • Anthony Fulford, Area Nutrient Management & Soil Quality Advisor, UCCE Stanislaus-Merced-San Joaquin
  • Jaspreet Sidhu, Vegetable Crops Advisor, UCCE Kern
  • Ian Grettenberg, Field and Vegetable Crops IPM Specialist, UC Davis, Entomology
  • Lucy Diekmann, Urban Agriculture and Food Systems Advisor, UCCE Santa Clara-San Mateo
  • Mark Lagrimini, UC ANR Vice Provost of Research and Extension
2:05-3:25 Research updates (Moderator: Steve Fennimore)

3:25-3:40 Break
3:40-5:20 Pest management (Moderator: Alex Putman)
 
6:00 PM Group dinner (Sacramento Room)

Tuesday, November 27, 2018 :: Day 2

7:00-8:00 AM Coffee and rolls
8:00-9:00 Discussion of Advisor and Specialist staffing needs, review strategic initiatives relevant to Vegetable Crops PT (Moderator: Steve Fennimore)
9:00-9:30 DANR update, budgets and recruitmentsWendy Powers, UC ANR Associate Vice President
9:30-10:00 Break
10:00-12:00 PM Water and nutrient management (Moderator: Mike Cahn)
 
12:00-1:00 Lunch
1:00-2:30 Labor and economics (Moderator: Laura Tourte)
 
2:30-3:00 Break
3:00-4:30 Vegetable industry trends (Moderator: Steve Fennimore)
 
4:30 PM Adjourn

 

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