Upcoming Events

May 23, 2024

8:00 Registration and sign-in
8:15 Regulatory updates for fumigant use: current status and future. Minh Pham/ Maziar Kandelous, CDPR
8:45 Current developments with drip vs flat fumigation in California. Mike Stanghellini. Tri-Cal.
9:15 Variable rate in-field fumigation for soil-borne pathogens in Ventura County strawberry – Chris Greer and Oleg Daugovish, UCCE.
9:35 Precision steam application technology for pathogen and weed control in strawberry and vegetable crops – Steve Fennimore, UC Davis-Salinas.
9:55 Substrate production of strawberry transplants. Mark Hoffman, NCSU.
10:15 BREAK
10:30 Update on Anaerobic Soil Disinfestation (ASD) and its integration in soil-borne pest management – Joji Muramoto, UC ANR
10:50 Alternative carbon sources for ASD in Ventura County – Oleg  Daugovish, UCCE
11:10 Cover cropping and crop termination to manage Macrophomina root rot in strawberry. Cooper Calvin and Shashika S. Hewavitharana, Cal Poly Strawberry Center
11:35 LUNCH    

Fumigants and Non-Fumigant Alternatives Meeting:
Regulatory and Research updates

In-Person Meeting: The United Water Conservation District
1701 N Lombard Street Oxnard CA 93030

Zoom link will be provided for those who register for remote participation

Register here: https://bit.ly/RegulatoryandResearchupdates

September 23 – 27, 2024

The conference focuses on the distribution of science through peer-reviewed technical sessions.

ASHS 2024 Annual Conference

2024 ASHS Conference will be an IN-PERSON Conference. Full Details at https://ashs.org/page/GeneralConference

Register here: https://bit.ly/44hpjna

November 14, 2023

Tentative Agenda:
Wednesday, November 13: Travel Day
Thursday, November 14: 
Morning: Meeting and Reports
Afternoon: Tour of Strawberry Center and/or CalPoly
Evening: Farmer’s Market in downtown SLO
Friday, November 15:
Morning: Reports/discussion 
Afternoon: Tour of farm in Santa Maria
Saturday, November 16:
Travel Day

3rd Annual PIP-CAP Meeting

The 3rd annual PIP-CAP meeting is scheduled for November 14 and 15, 2024 in beautiful San Luis Obispo, California. This event will be hosted by Gerald Holmes at the Strawberry Center. 

Register here: https://forms.gle/9Gswoc9B6QYzH2kGA

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