Local Resources & Seminars

CE Seminar Opportunity

Organic Production
on the Central Coast
The pre-registration deadline is approaching fast. Register today!

Thursday, September 6, 2012
Santa Maria Elks Lodge
1309 N Bradley Rd
Santa Maria, CA 93454
8:00 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.
Registration 7:30 a.m.
Registration fee includes lunch.

5.0 DPR CE Hours
(0.5 Laws & 4.5 Other)
7.0 CCA CE Hours
(1.5 Nutrient Mgmt, 0.5 Soil/Water, 3.0 IPM, 2.0 Crop Mgmt)

This is an excellent opportunity to attend a high quality, informative training seminar on cultural and regulatory practices as they relate to certified organic farming. Seminar agenda topics will cover:
Role of County Ag Commissioners in Organic Production
IPM in Certified Organic Production
Organic Strawberry Production
Organic Input Materials and Nitrate Contamination
Disease Control in Certified Organic Systems
Compost and Food Safety
Central Coast Water Quality Issues
Weed Control in Certified Organic Production
Soil Foundations in Organic Agriculture
Pest Management on vegetables & Strawberries
Novel Organic Products for Turf & Landscape and Their Effective Application
Grower Panel: Challenges of Managing Pest Control and Fertility in Certified Organic Farming

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