Alex Ott is Executive Director of the American Pecan Council–Where the focus is consumer education to increase pecan consumption.
Sophia Marin is a Lab Assistant III at UC Cooperative Extension Kern County as well as an Adjunct Professor at Bakersfield College. She is helping Wasco High School Students attend Bakersfield College to learn more about the science of agriculture.
Jimmy Gardiner is a third generation almond farmer in Wasco, Calif. Five years ago, he got into beekeeping and pollination business.
Mackenzie Camacho is a FFA Student at Minarets High School in O’Neals CA. She wants to find a way to reduce spore release when diseased wood is being burned.
Doris Mold is with Sunrise Ag Associates, based in Wisconsin, and past president of the American Agri-Women Association. She noted that more women and others will be counted in the 2020 Census.
Weedy Rice is a big problem for California rice growers.
Jesse Rojas, the founder, and CEO of the Redd Group has organized the March 21 seminar.
Idalia Navarro says Field Bindweed can survive with high salt water, but it will not grow if under water stress.
The Sonora FFA Students are insulating compost to warm it up so that earthworms have a better survival rate
Bearded Sprangletop is becoming more troublesome for rice growers.
Chaudhari said Hairy Fleabane compartmentalizes the glyphosate molecule not allowing it to move through the plant systemically.
Bayer Crop Science in partnership with Western Growers presented the first AgTechx event in West Sacramento.
Timothy Jacobs studied weed control in organic strawberries using Sudan grass as a cover crop and soil solarization to kill weed seeds.
David Haviland explains when tree nut growers should use navel orangeworm mating disruption and when they might not need to use the strategy.
Arable Mark is a sensor that reports weather data and measures plant health.
James Schaeffer is working to find out more about Alkali Weed in orchards and other crops in Fresno County.