Vegetable Research & Information Center, UC Cooperative Extension

2006-2007 UC Vegetable Crops Continuing Conference

Tuesday, January 16, 2007
Room 3001, Plant & Environmental Sciences (PES) Building
UC Davis

This annual in-service conference for University personnel with vegetable crops responsibilities is held at UC Davis.

Conference and travel expenses will be paid by ANR workgroup funds. Please register for the conference so we will know many people to expect.

For more information, contact the Vegetable Research and Information Center at (530) 752-1748 or

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9:00 AM Introduction, welcome
9:10 Greenhouse vegetable production in Mexico, Jose Aguiar, UCCE Riverside
9:20 Data collection/management tools

* Environmental monitoring, Brenna Aegerter, UCCE San Joaquin County
* GPS/GIS, Maggi Kelly and Karen Tuxen, UC Berkeley

10:20 Break
10:40 Soil management updates

* Soil phosphorus and calcium issues, Tim Hartz, UC Davis
* N management in organic systems, Richard Smith, UCCE Monterey County
* Soil fertility management and food safety, Trevor Suslow, UC Davis

12:15 PM Lunch
1:15 Warm Season Vegetables Workgroup meeting (2004 PES)
Chair: Michelle Le Strange
Onion and Potato Workgroup meeting (3001 PES)
Chair: Harry Carlson
3:00 Break
3:15 Processing Tomatoes Workgroup meeting (2004 PES)
Co-chairs: Gene Miyao and Scott Stoddard
Pepper Workgroup meeting (3001 PES)
Chair: Jose Aguiar
5:00 Adjourn

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

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