Annual Santa Maria Vegetable Meeting

Taylor Hillman General, Specialty Crops, Vegetables

The University of California Cooperative Extension’s Strawberry and Vegetable Crops Advisor, Surendra Dara is hosting his Annual Santa Maria Vegetable Meeting on Tuesday September 23rd, 2014 from 8:00 am to noon.

The meeting is located at the Bonipak Conference room, 1850 West Stowell Road in Santa Maria. University of California farm advisors, Cooperative Extension specialists, and representatives from the Santa Barbara Agricultural Commissioner’s Office will discuss potential new use of entomopathogenic fungi in nutrient and moisture conservation and promoting plant growth, important lettuce diseases and their management, automated thinners in vegetable production, potential new tools for weed management and more. The meeting is free, and lunch will be provided. For more details and to register, go to 09-23-2014 Vegetable Meeting Agenda or call 805-781-5940.