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UCCE Processing Tomato Production Virtual Meeting

From the 22/01/2021
2021 California Processing Tomato Production

Friday, January 22, 9:00-11:30 AM PST (UTC- 8)

A Virtual Workshop via Zoom

Sponsored by the University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE)

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(cost 15 USD, free for California farmers)


8:50 Zoom room opens

9:00 Welcome & Introductions—Brenna Aegerter, Advisor, UCCE San Joaquin County

9:02 Weed Control and Cost-Benefit Analysis of Automated Cultivators to Control Within-Row Weeds in Processing Tomatoes—Amber Vinchesi-Vahl, Advisor, UCCE Colusa County

9:17 Plant Resistance-Breaking Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus; Varietal Response and Management— Tom Turini, Advisor, UCCE Fresno County

9:32 New Management Information for Fusarium wilt and F. Falciforme in Processing Tomato—Cassandra Swett, UC ANR CE Specialist, Dept. of Plant Pathology, UC Davis

9:52 Break

10:00 Update on Field Trials Evaluating Fumigation and Chemigation for Fusarium Diseases— Brenna Aegerter, Advisor, UCCE San Joaquin County

10:11 Project Updates on Tomato Root Knot Nematode Management in Kern County—Jaspreet Sidhu, Advisor, UCCE Kern County

10:22 My "Two Cents" for Your Eight Cents: CTRI in 2021—Zach Bagley, Managing Director, California Tomato Research Institute

10:33 Break

21 Years and Counting: What We’ve Learned from Different Soil Management Systems in Five
 Points!—Jeff Mitchell, CE Specialist, KARE, UC ANR

Compost Panel: Composted Municipal Waste Amendments and Tomato Production
 Introduction—Jeff Mitchell, CE Specialist, KARE, UC ANR

  • 11:02 N Management Guidelines for Tomato Growers to Incorporate Compost with Fertilizer N Xia Zhu Barker, Researcher, LAWR, UC Davis
  • 11:10 A 3-Year Study in Merced County—Scott Stoddard, Advisor, UCCE Merced County
  • 11:17 Influence of Compost Application Rates on N Management and Processing Tomato Productivity—Zheng Wang, Advisor, UCCE Stanislaus County

11:24 Panel Discussion

11:30 Adjourn

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