Presented by the California Avocado Society, the California Avocado Commission and the UC Cooperative Extension, growers are invited to attend this “Get Down – Fertilizers” seminar that will cover fertilization best practices and how to read water and soil reports for California avocado groves. Participants may opt to attend in person or via Zoom. Those who prefer to participate virtually can register for the session on Zoom.
The session will cover:
- How to choose fertilizers
- Best practices for different fertilizer application methods — venturi, water-powered, batch tank, electric-powered, etc.
- Chemical properties of various fertilizers
- How to read and understand water and soil reports
Dr. Danny Klittich, director of agronomy at Mission Produce will present information related to fertilization. Dr. Ben Faber, of the UC Cooperative Extension, will discuss water and soil reports.
Those that wish to attend in-person can meet at the United Water Conservation District offices (1701 N. Lombard ST., Oxnard) from 10 a.m. to noon on February 15, 2023.