Event: 2016 Salinas Valley Weed School (11/2/16)

This seminar was sponsored by Monterey County, University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE).

This is an annual seminar. Topics covered in 2016 were as follows:

  • Update on weed control in vegetables
  • Mechanized weed control
  • Effect of irrigation technique on vegetable herbicides
  • Cost of hand-weeding – (Lack of) herbicide resistant weeds.

Information about this seminar, other Monterey County UCCE seminars and production information may be found at: http://cemonterey.ucanr.edu/?calitem=340648&g=32039

Event: 25th Annual California Invasive Plant Council Symposium(11/2-5/16)

Invasive animal and plant species are responsible for millions of dollars of losses from crop damage, losses of productivity and costs associated with management, control or attempts at eradication. This seminar address the following:

  • Managing invasive species in designated wilderness, 
  • Finding common ground with those managing cultural resources, wildfire, and endangered species, 
  • Investigations into interactions between invasive plants and soil biota, 
  • Powerful partnerships that enable landscape-level conservation, and 
  • How climate change informs invasive plant management prioritization.

Conference materials may be found at: http://www.cafiresci.org/events-webinars-source/category/25th-annual-california-invasive-plant-council-symposium