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Avocado Production for New Growers

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Avocado Production for New Growers

Time: May 18, 2017 at 12:30pm to June 22, 2017 at 2:30pm
Location: Fallbrook Public Utility District
Street: 990 East Mission Rd
City/Town: Fallbrook, CA, 92028
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Event Type: classes
Organized By: UCCE
Latest Activity: May 18

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6 weekly classes and a Field Trip to the UC Cooperative Extension High Density Trial

Classes Start May 18, 201712:30-2:30 pm, located at the Fallbrook Public Utility District, 990 E. Mission Road, Fallbrook, CA 92028 Instructor: Gary Bender Ph,D., Farm Advisor Emeritus, UC Cooperative Extension and Sonia Rios, Farm Advisor, UC Cooperative Extension, Riverside and San Diego Counties and invited speakers

Cost is $105.00 per person, which includes Dr. Bender’s Avocado Production in California Books 1 & 2, ANR Publication IPM for Avocados, and The International Avocado Quality pocketbook

NEW! Schedule of Classes: (No refunds for classes missed)

  • May 18, Introduction to Agriculture in San Diego County, History of Avocado Production in California                                               
  • May 25, Botany, Flowering, Varieties, Harvest Dates, Rootstocks 
  • June 1, Irrigation Systems, Irrigation Scheduling, Salinity Management
  • June 8, Fertilization, Organic Production
  • June 15, Canopy Management and High Density Spacing, Combined with high density trial in Valley Center
  • June 22, Diseases and Root Rot Control, Polyphagous Shothole Borer and Fusarium Disease
  • Saturday Field Trip TBA

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