2021 Pest Management Meeting- November 18, 2021

Oct 27, 2021

2021 Pest Management Meeting

Sponsors: UCCE, Monterey; CSUMB; USDA-ARS, Salinas; Monterey County Agricultural Commissioner

Thursday, November 18

Spreckels Veteran's Memorial Building

7:50 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

No Advanced Registration Required- Free Attendance


7:50         Introductions

8:00          Vegetable weed control studies: Injection of Kerb through drip systems and herbicide testing in Brassica vegetables

Steve Fennimore, Extension Vegetable Weed Scientist, UC, Davis

8:30         Update on the use of steam and automated weeders for control of weeds and soilborne diseases in lettuce

Steve Fennimore, Extension Vegetable Weed Scientist, UC, Davis

9:00         Epidemiology and management of Fusarium wilt of lettuce

Alex Putnam, Plant Pathology Specialist, UC, Riverside

9:30         Epidemiology and management  of Pythium diseases on spinach

Jim Correll, Professor of Plant Pathology, U of Arkansas

10:00       Management of Pythium wilt of lettuce

JP Dundore-Arias, Plant Pathology Professor, CSU, Monterey Bay & Richard Smith, Vegetable Crop and Weed Science Farm Advisor UCCE Monterey

10:30       Break

11:00       Biology and Management of Diamondback Moth

John Palumbo, Professor and Extension Specialist, U of Arizona

11:30       Approaches to managing aphids and thrips in lettuce

Ian Grettenberger, Extension Entomology Specialist, UC, Davis

12:00       Research update on thrips and INSV

Daniel Hasegawa, Research Entomologist, USDA ARS, Salinas

12:30 Conclusion


4.0 DPR continuing education credits have been approved (other category)

For more information, contact Richard Smith @ 831-759-7357, email: rifsmith@ucdavis.edu


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