Schedule of Events

Aiming Towards Profitability

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APPROVED CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS:
Continuing education credits have been approved for California, Oregon, Nevada, Idaho and Montana.

Day 1
29 Nov 2016

PEST MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP

Prevention and management of pest damage to alfalfa is an ongoing challenge to alfalfa producers. This day-long workshop examines the various approaches to improve and refine your integrated pest management...
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WELCOME RECEPTION

Hosted Cocktails and Hors D’oeuvres. Exhibits Open.
Day 2
30 Nov 2016

SYMPOSIUM MAIN SESSION: Economics, Industry Trends, Exports, Regulation and Research

Economics and Industry Trends (Moderator: Philip Bowles, Bowles Farming, Los Banos, CA) Welcome Address Dan Putnam, University of California, Davis, CA, Symposium Chair Hay Market Trends in 2016/2017 Seth Hoyt,...
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SYMPOSIUM LUNCH

Jim Kuhn Award

SYMPOSIUM MAIN SESSION: Irrigation, Water Use Efficiency, Fertility and Soil Management

Irrigation and Water Use Efficiency (Moderator: Dennis Hannaford, Netafim, Fresno, CA) Principles of Irrigation Management in Alfalfa Utilizing Evapotranspiration Data Daniele Zaccaria, University of California, Davis, CA Low Energy Precision...
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EXHIBITOR RECEPTION AND CAFA AUCTION

Hosted Cocktails and Hors D’oeuvres. Exhibits Open. Live and Silent Auction benefitting California Alfalfa & Forage Association.
Day 3
01 Dec 2016

SYMPOSIUM MAIN SESSION: PRODUCING QUALITY ALFALFA AND GENES AND THE FUTURE OF FORAGE CROPS

8:00-12:30pm Producing Quality Alfalfa (Moderator: Konrad Mathesius, UC Cooperative Extension, Colusa, CA) Defining and Re-Defining Forage Quality David Combs, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI Changing Nature of Dairy Rations Heidi...
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