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Scouting and Spray Evaluation Workshop

UCCE Santa Cruz Co. Auditorium
1432 Freedom Blvd.
Watsonville, CA 95076

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Field Demo of Scouting Traps and Spray Evaluation at Sunspot Nursery

01 Neal Murray
02 spraying blocks
03 retrieving strips
04 posting strips to map
05 Giles and Tjosvold explain results
SRA Neal Murray displays traps for LBAM Demo spray application on blocks containing water-sensitive strips distributed throughout
Retrieval of water-sensitive strips after spray application Water-sensitive strips assembled into a map of the sprayed area Steve Tjosvold and Ken Giles interpret the effectiveness of the spray application from the appearance of the water-sensitive strips

Information and Registration

Scouting and Spray Evaluation Workshop
UCCE Santa Cruz Co. Auditorium
1432 Freedom Blvd.
Watsonville CA 95076
August 23, 2011
12:30pm - 5:30pm

Presenters:
Steve Tjosvold, Farm Advisor, UC Cooperative Extension Santa Cruz/Monterey Counties
Ken Giles, professor, Biological and Agricultural Engineering, UC Davis

Continuing Education Units applied for: DPR (4), CCA (4)

Agenda:

Time Speaker/Affiliation Title Topics
12:30–1:00pm Registration UC Cooperative Extension Auditorium
1:00–2:00pm Steve Tjosvold, UCCE Santa Cruz and Monterey Counties Scouting Basics Scouting goals for invasive and traditional pests, Building pest management teams, Developing scouting maps, Scouting strategy, Scouting traps and indicator plants, Developing pest management action plans
2:00–3:00pm Ken Giles, professor, Biological and Agricultural Engineering, UC Davis Making Effective Spray Applications How to evaluate efficiency of spray application systems and new spray application technology. Spray application video commentary.
3:00–3:30pm Break and Travel to Field Demonstrations

Sunspot Nursery, corner of Wheelock and Casserly Roads, Watsonville

3:30–5:30pm Steve Tjosvold, UCCE Santa Cruz and Monterey Counties Field Demonstration of Traps and Scouting Techniques, and Spray Evaluation Field demonstrations on trap types and placement, sampling traps and plants, scouting strategy, spray evaluation, highlight LBAM and SOD monitoring at Sunspot Nursery

 

Registration Fee: $25 per person until August 16, 2011

Registration Fee: $45 per person after August 16, 2011 and for walk-ins on August 23, 2011

Online Registration form (credit cards only)

Mail/Fax Registration Form (credit cards and checks)

 

 

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