Sustainable/Organic Production on the Coast

Taylor Hillman General

The all day seminar will focus on sustainable and organic production of local crops. Subjects include: Update by Ventura County Ag Commissioner, Soil Health, IPM, Nutrition and Plant Health, Micronutrients and Disease Control, Insect Control, Use of Biochar, Mycorrhizal Inoculants, and Use of Biostimulants.

A panel of local growers will discuss challenges of fertility and pest control in sustainable and organic systems. Also exhibits by firms providing products acceptable for sustainable and certified organic production. CEUs are offered for Certified Crop Advisers and licensed Department of Pesticide Professionals.

Who: Presented by the California Association of Pest Control Advisers, Ventura County Chapter California Association of Pest Control Advisers and Organic Fertilizer Association of California.

When: Thursday, July 9, 2015, 8:00 am – 3:10 pm.

Where: Residence Inn by Marriott at River Edge, 2101 W. Vineyard, Oxnard, CA

For more information contact Steven Beckley, (916) 539-4107,

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