This annual in-service conference for University personnel with vegetable crops responsibilities is held at UC Davis.
ANR has allocated a maximum of $350/person for travel reimbursement (transportation, food, and lodging) to attend the VC3 and the Plant Sciences Combined Continuing Conference. The assumption is based on a 2-night stay. The reimbursement amount may be too little for those traveling from longer distances. ANR can approve additional funds on a case-by-case basis. We hope also that individuals will assist us in supplementing the ANR funds with their own funds if those are available. Questions regarding travel reimbursement should be directed to Dan Putnam (Program Leader) at email@example.com.
For more information on VC3, contact the UC Vegetable Research and Information Center (VRIC) at (530) 752-1748 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
|9:50-11:30||Farm Advisors and Specialist updates (moderator: Cindy Fake)|
* Evaluation of reduced fall-timed tillage in processing tomatoes, Gene Miyao, UCCE Yolo-Sacramento-Solano Counties
|11:30-12:15||VRIC report: activities, future directions, introduction of new VRIC members (Tim Hartz)|
|Pest management updates (moderator: Eric Natwick)|
|1:15-1:35||* Plant disease developments in coastal California, Steve Koike, UCCE Monterey County|
|1:35-1:55||* Thrips: aspects of biology and management, Eric Natwick, UCCE Imperial County|
|1:55-2:15||* Changes in vegetable production and impact on Sclerotinia, Krishna Subbarao, UC Davis|
|2:15-2:35||* Update on tomato yellow leaf curl virus: implications for California tomato production, Maria Rojas, Dept. of Plant Pathology, UC Davis|
|2:35-2:55||* Update on tomato spotted wilt virus, Robert Gilbertson, Dept. of Plant Pathology, UC Davis|
|2:55-3:15||* Expanded host range for cucurbit yellow stunting disorder virus: implications for California melon production, William Wintermantel, USDA ARS, Salinas, CA (presented by Eric Natwick)|
|3:30-4:00||Microbial food safety/traceability, Trevor Suslow, Dept. of Plant Sciences, UC Davis|
|8:00-9:40 AM||Emerging issues updates (moderator: Tim Hartz)|
* Outlook for fertilizer and supply, Tim Hartz
|10:00-11:45||Statistics refresher: FAQs, Neil Willits, Statistics Lab, UC Davis|
SAS refresher, Brenna Aegerter, UCCE San Joaquin County and Mike Cahn, UCCE Monterey County **contact Brenna Aegerter [email@example.com] if you want the SAS programs**
|Commodity Workgroup sessions|
Pepper Workgroup (MUII)
|Cool Season Vegetables Workgroup (Garrison)
Chair: Richard Smith
|Processing Tomatoes Workgroup (MUII)
Co-chairs: Gene Miyao and Scott Stoddard
|Allium Workgroup (Garrison)
|3:00-4:00||Warm Season Vegetables Workgroup (MUII)
Chair: Michelle Le Strange and Tim Hartz
|Potato Workgroup (Garrison)
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Last updated: August 21, 2020