Cultivating Solutions in Ventura County
FIRE Season is Here
California's epoch drought combined with hot, dry weather and wind could mean disaster for Ventura County agriculture. Be prepared and know what to do to help prevent and/or minimize crop loss. The University of California Cooperative Extension provides information at the following links:
Irrigation and Nutrient Management Meeting
Irrigation and Nutrient Management Meeting for
Berry and Vegetable Crops
When: Thursday, July 28, 2016
Where: Orvene S. Carpenter Community Center, 550 Park Avenue, Port Hueneme CA
To see the complete agenda and to register, use the following link: http://ucanr.edu/survey/survey.cfm?surveynumber=18374
For more information go to casfs.ucsc.edu and click on "Apprentice/Training"
Use of Gray Water in Urban Gardens in California
If you have thought about using greywater in your landscape, this Drought Tip is for you. Here you'll find a description of graywater, the basics of laundry to landscape systems, and a discussion of the benefits and risks of graywater systems to humans, other animals, soil chemistry, and plants.
Co-authored with UCCE Ventura County advisor Ben Faber, the complete document can be at:
The California Association of Pest Control Advisers is hosting two continuing education seminars in August:
- Carlsbad - August 2, 7:30 am to 3:00 pm
- Simi Valley - August 4, 7:30 am to 3:00 pm
For information and directions go to https://capcaed.com/
UC Cooperative Extension Ventura County
669 County Square Drive Suite 100
Ventura, CA 93003-9028
Phone: 645-1451 Fax: 645-1475
8 am - 5 pm Monday through Thursday
8 am - noon or by appointment
PLEASE NOTE: The Ventura office will be closed Monday, July 25 through Wednesday, July 27 for remodeling.
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AG Advisors Research and Diagnostics
If you are a commercial grower and need advise or assistance on an agricultural issue, contact the appropriate Cooperative Extension AG advisor by going to http://ceventura.ucanr.edu/Staff/.
If you wish to bring a sample to the UCCE office, please bag your sample, fill out and print the Sample Submission Form and bring it with your sample.
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