Organic Soil Fertility for Vegetables and Strawberries Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Location:Ag. Center, 1432 Abbott Street, Salinas, California
Location of Event:Other
Contact Email:rifsmith@ucdavis.edu
Event Type:Workshops and Training
Presented by:UC Vegetable Reserach and Information Center, and UCCE Monterey County

Organic vegetable and strawberry production on the Central Coast faces many challenges in soil fertility. This short course pulls together research on soil fertility management for organic vegetable and strawberry production for growers and consultants to understand and manage nitrogen and phosphorus.

Tuesday, February 12, 2019; 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Agricultural Center Conference Room at 1432 Abbott Street, Salinas.

Session topics address nitrogen for crop growth, soil amendments, dry organic fertilizers, liquid organic fertilizers in drip irrigation systems, phosphorus nutrition, soil microbes in plant nutrition, nitrate in irrigation water, and the impact of cover crops on nitrogen nutrition.

Registration: $70 before January 30, 2019 and $90 thereafter. Includes lunch, snacks, and handout materials. Class size is limited, so enroll early.

For more details and to register, see http://cemonterey.ucanr.edu
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