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

30 Nov 2016
1:30 pm - 5:10 pm

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 Application (LEPA) and Low Elevation Spray Application (LESA) Trials in the Pacific Northwest
    Troy Peters, Washington State University, Prosser, WA
  • Tools for Improved Management of Surface Irrigation
    Khaled Bali, Kearney Agricultural Center, Parlier, CA
  • Subsurface Drip Irrigation and Possibilities in Alfalfa
    Freddie Lamm, Kansas State University, Colby, KS

Fertility and Soil Management (Moderator: Shannon Mueller, UC Farm Advisor, Fresno, CA)

  • Management of Salinity in Alfalfa
    Michelle Leinfelder-Miles, UC Cooperative Extension, Stockton, CA
  • Management of Phosphorus and Potassium for Alfalfa Production
    Nick Clark, UC Cooperative Extension, Tulare, CA
  • Global Fertilizer Trends — Getting More Into Your Crop?
    Rob Mikkelsen, International Plant Nutrition Institute, Merced, CA
  • Discussion