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2023 UCCE Carrot Research (Virtual) Symposium

The UC Cooperative Extension will be hosting its 2023 Carrot Research Symposium on Tuesday, February 14th online via Zoom from 8 a.m. to noon.  Attendance is free and open to the public.  The symposium will focus on the latest information in research and activities related to carrots, with 1.5 hrs. of ‘Other’ CEUs applied for from the CA Dept. of Pesticide Regulations.  Some of the highlighted topics on the agenda include: screening carrot lines for resistance to cavity spot and other traits, carrot breeding to develop/introduce improved cultivars for CA production, root-knot nematode injury prevention in CA fresh carrot production, steam disinfestation of weed seed banks in carrots, and more.  See the full agenda HERE.  Register to attend HERE.

Contacts for More Information

Registration/Logistics: PJ Kelly, anrprogramsupport@ucanr.edu or (530) 750-1361
Course Content: Jaspreet Sidhu, jaksidhu@ucanr.edu, Vegetable Crops Advisor, UCCE Kern County

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