UC Nursery and Floriculture Alliance
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UC Nursery and Floriculture Alliance

California Nursery Conference 2013

Quarantine Pest and Water Policies: How They Affect the Nursery Industry and How to Survive Them

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Etiwanda Gardens 

7576 Etiwanda Ave.
Etiwanda CA 91739
October 9, 2013
7:30am - 5:00pm

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Moderators: Loren Oki Ph.D., Dept. of Plant Sciences, UC Davis and John Kabashima Ph.D., UCCE Orange County

A trade show organized by SoCal CAPCA will be included for vendors of pest and disease control products and services (see information below)

Continuing Education Units Approved: 
DPR 4.5 “other”, 0.5 “laws and regs”
CCA 1.5 “soil/water management”, 4.0 “pest management”, 1.0 “professional development”
Region 4 (LA) Ag Waiver 1.5

Conference Agenda

Time Title Speaker/Affiliation
7:30am Registration Magnolia Ballroom
8:00am Welcome Loren Oki Ph.D., Dept. of Plant Sciences, UC Davis and
John Kabashima Ph.D., UCCE Orange County
8:10am Water Session I Moderator: Loren Oki Ph.D., Dept. of Plant Sciences, UC Davis
  Sediments Darren Haver Ph.D., UCCE Orange County
  Mitigating nutrients in nursery runoff Laosheng Wu Ph.D., Dept. of Environmental Sciences, UC Riverside
  Biological treatment of runoff Loren Oki Ph.D., UC Davis
  NRCS programs Hudson Minshew, District Conservationist, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)
9:40am BREAK Visit Trade Show
10:00am Exotic Pests and Diseases Session I Moderator: John Kabashima Ph.D., UCCE Orange County
  National Plant Diagnostic Network Dick Hoenisch, National Plant Diagnostic Network, UC Davis
  Hot water and steam in a systems approach to pest control

Arnold Hara Ph.D., Hawaii Institute of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources, University of Hawaii

  Rotational pest control programs James Bethke, UCCE San Diego and Riverside Counties
  BMP web tool Loren Oki Ph.D., UC Davis
  Survey on Snails and Slugs Cheryl Wilen Ph.D., UCCE San Diego County, Area IPM Advisor
12:00pm LUNCH Posters and Trade Show
1:30pm CANGC Membership: the First Line of Defense Moderator: Loren Oki Ph.D., Dept. of Plant Sciences, UC Davis
  Nursery perspective Dave Cox, L.E. Cooke Co.
  CANGC Perspective Tad Bell and Spencer Halsey, CANGC
2:30pm Exotic Pests and Diseases Session II Moderator: John Kabashima Ph.D., UCCE Orange County
  Asian citrus psyllid James Bethke, UCCE San Diego and Riverside Counties
  Polyphagous Shot Hole Borer Timothy Paine Ph.D., Department of Entomology, UC Riverside
3:15pm BREAK Visit Trade Show
3:25pm Exotic Pests and Diseases Session III Moderator: John Kabashima Ph.D., UCCE Orange County
  Pesticide regulatory update Peggy Byerly and Jahan Motakef, CDPR
  Update on LBAM and P. ramorum Steve Tjosvold, UCCE Santa Cruz and Monterey Counties
  Glassy winged sharpshooter Richard Redak Ph.D., Department of Entomology, UC Riverside
  Palm weevils, bagrada bug, etc John Kabashima Ph.D., UCCE Orange County
  National Plant Diagnostic Network Survey Dick Hoenisch, National Plant Diagnostic Network, UC Davis
5:00 PM Adjourn Don’t forget to fill out the conference evaluation

 

Registration Options

Early: $95 per person received by Oct 2, 2013

Late: $110 per person received after Oct 2, 2013

Secure Online Registration Form (Visa, MasterCard, AmEx, Discover)

Mail/Fax in Registration Flyer (checks or credit cards)

Cancellations: In the event that you need to cancel your registration, please advise Linda Dodge (lldodge@ucdavis.edu) in writing or email at least 7 days prior to the program date (Oct 2, 2013). A refund less a $20 administrative fee will be issued. No-shows will not be refunded.

 

Trade Show Participation

CA Association of Pest Control Advisors

Thanks to So Cal CAPCA for organizing the Trade Show!

Vendor Tabletop Display plus one registration for $195

Download CA Nursery Conference Sponsorship Form

For more information, contact

Karen Stringer: 951-452-1634,  karen.stringer@everris.us.com or

Heather Morois:  949-429-9944, hmorois@westbridge.com

 

Lodging

UCNFA has not reserved any blocks of rooms for the conference but the hotels closest to Etiwanda Gardens are:

Comfort Inn
13500 Baseline Ave
Fontana, CA ‎

Best Western Plus Heritage Inn Rancho Cucamonga/Ontario
8179 Spruce Ave
Rancho Cucamonga, CA

Four Points by Sheraton Ontario-Rancho Cucamonga
11960 E Foothill Blvd
Rancho Cucamonga, CA

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Assistance Available

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Please contact the UCNFA office at 530-752-8419 (phone/fax) (email: lldodge@ucdavis.edu) if you have special needs or require assistance

 

Page Last Updated: October 3, 2013
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