UC FIELD DAY: Cool Season Cropping Systems in the San Joaquin Valley

Mar 26, 2024

FREE to Attend. REGISTRATION requested. Please register HERE.

What: A field day showcasing research and discussing issues in cool-season field crops

When: Thursday, 4/18/2024, from 9:45 AM – 12:30 PM

Location: Westside Research and Extension Center, 17353 W Oakland Ave, Five Points, CA 93624

For license holders

CEUs (available):

CCA: 0.5 SWM, 0.5 IPM, & 1.0 CM

CDFA INMP: 0.5 N Mgmt. & 1.0 Irrig. Mgmt

CEU (applied for, awaiting approval):

CA DPR: 1.0 Other

See agenda below, or by clicking here:


9:45      Sign-in

10:00    Introduction of new UC Cooperative Extension Academics

10:10    Mark Lundy (UC Davis/UCCE): Deficit irrigation and water productivity in small grains: Do planting date and crop choice matter

10:25    Caitlin Peterson (PPIC): Measuring and comparing winter water use resulting from deficit irrigated small grain and fallow fields 

10:40    Josh Hegarty (UC Davis): Selecting small grain varieties with improved N use efficiency and reduced environmental impacts in the SJV

10:55    Josh Hegarty (UC Davis) and Mark Lundy (UC Davis/UCCE): Small Grain Plot Tours

11:15    Jorge Angeles and Nick Clark (UCCE): Weed control options for ALS-resistant chickweed in wheat

11:30    Giuliano Galdi (UCCE): Glyphosate injury in glyphosate tolerant alfalfa: could it happen in the SJV

11:45    Nick Clark (UCCE): Garbanzo bean variety trial and plot observations

12:00    Nick Clark (UCCE) and Christine Diepenbrock (UC Davis): Garbanzo Plot Tours and Survey

12:15    Lunch


By Nicholas E Clark
Author - Agronomy and Nutrient Management Farm Advisor
By Mark E Lundy
Contributor - Associate CE Specialist