The ASA Plant and Soil Conference

DanEnvironment, Industry News Release

The 43th annual California ASA Plant and Soil Conference will be held on Tuesday and Wednesday, Feb. 4 & 5, 2014 at the Radisson Hotel and Convention Center in Fresno, CA. Sponsored by the California Chapter of the American Society of Agronomy and the California Certified Crop Advisors, the conference will focus on current agronomic topics that are of importance to growers, consultants, suppliers, educators and governmental organizations.

The theme of this year’s general session is “Building Resiliency in California Agriculture” with speakers from the agriculture industry and research institutions.

The conference includes technical sessions on a wide range of topics including:

  • Nutrient management in annual and perennial crops
  • Salinity management in crop production
  •  Water and drought management
  • Pest management
  • Waste water and manure management issues
  • Soil quality and the effect of agricultural practices

A poster session including submissions from students and professionals will be featured at a complimentary reception with wine and hors d’oeuvres at the end of the first day of the conference. Continuing education credit will be available for Pest Control Advisors and Certified Crop Advisors.

A detailed program for the 2014 conference, along with the registration and continuing education credit information, is available at the California ASA website . For more Information, contact Steve Grattan or Dave Goorahoo, ASA California Chapter President UC Cooperative Extension at or (559) 278-8448.