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Nitrogen Best Management Practices – Almond Board Training

March 2 @ 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Free

During this training, participants will learn about the latest Almond Board industry resource: the Nitrogen Best Management Practices. Resource authors Dr. Patrick Brown and Dr. Sebastian Saa will inform participants on how to adopt guidance within this management tool in addition to reviewing areas of uncertainties that growers face when applying nitrogen.

8:00-8:05 a.m. | Welcome and Course Credit Protocols

Miranda Thomas, Almond Board of California

8:05-8:15 a.m. | Origin and Launch of Nitrogen Best Management Practices

Dr. Sebastian Saa, Almond Board of California

8:15-9:15 a.m. | Breakdown of Nitrogen Best Management Practices

Dr. Patrick Brown, UC Davis
• Introduction and Key Principle

• The Basics of Nitrogen in Orchards
• Nitrogen Lost from the Orchard System
• Principles of Sound Fertilization: The 4Rs Principle • Monitoring Tree Nutrient Status
• Nitrogen Efficiency

9:15-9:30 a.m. | CASP Nitrogen Calculator Tool and Live Q&A

Organizer

Almond Board of California
Phone:
(209) 343-3245
Email:
afriedrich@almondboard.com
Website:
http://www.almonds.com/growers/programs-and-events/upcoming-events

Venue

online