2018 Avocado Production for New Growers Course

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Date & time Aug 23, 02:00
Event ends Sep 27, 04:00
Location
San Diego County Farm Bureau 420 S. Broadway Escondido, CA 92025
Creator Colin Archipley

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Colin Archipley

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2018 Avocado Production for New Growers Course

 First of six weekly Thursday Two Hour Class Meetings is August 23, 2018

2:00pm-4:00pm

Space is Limited-Register online early

Dr. Gary Bender, UCCE Farm Advisor Emeritus and Sonia Rios, UCCE Farm Advisor will teach this course consisting of six, two hour, weekly classes and a field trip.

Registration Fee is $150 per person, which includes Avocado Production in California books 1 & 2), and ANR Publication Propagating Avocados.

Topics to be covered during the six Thursday classes 2pm-4pm:

8/23/2018 Introduction to Agriculture in San Diego County, History of Avocado Production in California

8/30/2018 Botany, Flowering, Varieties, Harvest Dates, Rootstocks

9/6/2018 Irrigation Systems, Irrigation Scheduling, Salinity Management

9/13/2018 Fertilization, Organic Production, Economics

9/20/2018 Insect and Mite Control, Disease Control, and Weed Management

9/27/2018 Canopy Management, Tree Spacing, Frost Management

Field Trip Date TBA 

For more information, contact UCCE San Diego Office 858-822-7711

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