California: Weed Day At Kearney Set For April 2

The San Joaquin Valley Weed Science Day at the Kearney Agricultural Research and Extension Center is set for April 2, with registration starting at 8 a.m.

The center is located at 9240 South Riverbend Road in Parlier.

Concurrent sessions will be held, with attendees split into two groups and will rotate between the weed ID and spray drift demonstrations at 45-minute intervals.

Topics include:

  • Identification of Common Weeds of Agricultural Cropping Systems and Non-Crop areas of the Southern San Joaquin Valley.
  • Post-Emergence Herbicides for Use in Orchards.
  • Turfgrass Weeds in the Central Valley.
  • Post-fire Rangeland Weed Management: A Critical Component of Land Stewardship.

Glyphosate for Weed Control: How it Works, Why it Fails, and What We Can Do to Maximize Efficacy.

The meeting is free. Call the UCCE Merced County office at 209-385-7403 to register. Space is limited and the organizers stress the need to register early.

For more info, contact Lynn Sosnoskie at

3.5 CDPR continuing education credits have been approved.

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