SACRAMENTO — The California Chapter of the American Society of Agronomy (CALASA) will present the 2020 California Plant and Science Conference on Tuesday and Wednesday, February 4–5, 2020, at the Double Tree by Hilton Hotel and Fresno Convention Center. The conference promotes scientific knowledge concerning the nature, use, improvement, and interrelationship of plants, soil, and the environment.
Several researchers of projects funded by the Fertilizer Research and Education Program (FREP) will present on topics such as biochar (see the FREP blog post, https://blogs.cdfa.ca.gov/FREP/index.php/research-evaluation-biochar/), cover crops, irrigation and nutrient management.
The early-bird registration rate expires on January 29, and the hotel conference rate is on a first-come, first-served basis. The conference offers continuing education credits for Pest Control Advisers/pesticide applicators, Certified Crop Advisers, and Central Valley growers. Students may attend the conference at no cost by completing a student document provided on the registration page (http://calasa.ucdavis.edu/Conference_Registration/). More information about the conference, including the agenda and hotel details, is available at calasa.ucdavis.edu.
–Fertilizer Research and Education Program
California Department of Food and Agriculture
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