Small Grains and Soil Health Field Meeting, June 5

UC Cooperative Extension will host a Small Grains and Soil Health Field Meeting on Tuesday, June 5, 2018, from 9:30am to noon, on Staten Island in the San Joaquin County Delta. The agenda is pasted below and attached. The attached version includes a map and directions. We have applied for CCA continuing education credits, and light refreshments will be provided. RSVP is not required. Hope to see you in the field!

 

9:30am       Meet at Staten Island grain silos to caravan to field trial location

10:00am     Welcome and Meeting Overview

Michelle Leinfelder-Miles and Brenna Aegerter, UCCE, San Joaquin County

Dawit Zeleke, Conservation Farms and Ranches

10:15am     Small Grains Variety Testing – Statewide and Delta Trials

Mark Lundy, UC Davis

10:30am     Soil Nitrate Quick Test Demonstration

Mark Lundy, UC Davis

10:45am     Introduction to Cover Cropping Project (funded by CDFA Healthy Soils Program)

Michelle Leinfelder-Miles and Brenna Aegerter, UCCE, San Joaquin County

11:00am     Cover Crop Trial Results

Valerie Bullard, USDA-NRCS Plant Materials Center

11:15am     Demonstrations and Evidence – Why the Hype Over Soil Health Really Matters

Jeff Mitchell, UC Davis

11:30am     Walk through small grains trial, participate in soil health demonstrations

12:00pm     Wrap up and evaluations

More details Here

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