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UC Nursery and Floriculture Alliance

California Nursery Conference & Grower Tour

Program

2018 California Nursery Conference & Grower Tour

June 19-20, 2018

Elks Lodge
121 Martinelli St,
Watsonville, CA. 95076 

Program

 

Registration

 

Closed-Loop Irrigation: Benefits & Risks

 

 

Salt Management in Recycled Water Affects Perennial Ornamental Species



Considerations on the Quality and Management of Alternative Irrigation Water Sources

 

Consumer Perceptions of Recycled and Remediated Water

Rosa Raudales, Univ Connecticut

 

 

Lloyd Nackley, Oregon State Univ 

 

 

Raul Cabrera, Rutgers Univ

 

 

Bridget Behe, Michigan State Univ

Break

 

Session II 

“Nitrogen Stabilizers: What Are They And What Can They Do For Nursery Production?”



An In-Depth Look at Controlled Release Fertilizers with an Emphasis on Phosphorus

 

Regulating Rhizosphere pH in Container Production

 

 

Bert Cregg, Michigan State Univ

 

 

Jim Owen, Virgina Tech

 

 

Don Merhaut, Univ California, Riverside

Season III

 

Examining the Footprint of your Production System Components

 

 

Using Sensors for Better Irrigation Management Decisions and more.

 

Dewayne Ingram, Univ Kentucky

 

 

 

 John Lea-Cox, Univ Maryland

Lunch

 

 

Session IV 

Does Irrigating with High pH, Low Alkalinity Pond Water Affect Plant Growth?



Interpret Your Water Quality Test Report 



Polyacrylamide as a Potting Mix Amendment Improves Water Quality in Runoff

 

 Anthony LeBude, North Carolina State Univ

 

 

Paul Fisher, Univ Florida

 

 

Steve Tjosvold, UCCE 

Break

 

               

  Session V 

Clean Water with Plants and Wood Chips

 

Water and Pesticide Movement in Container Production as Affected by Irrigation Practices



“Retooling: Adding Some More Tools To Your Water Management Toolbox”

 

Sarah White, Clemson Univ

 

 

Tom Fernandez, Michigan State Univ

 

 

John Majsztrik Clemson Univ

Adjourn

 

Wednesday June 2oth Grower Tour Program Assembly Location: Pajaro Valley High School 500 Harkins Slough Road Watsonville, California 95076-9453

Early registration is strongly encouraged early because seating is limited on both days and registration fees increase on June 1st

 

CEUs have been applied for: DPR, ISA, CCA & CCN Pro

Participant Registration: HERE

Sponsor/Vendor Opportunities: HERE

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