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CA Garlic & Onion Symposium Presentations

2017



February 13, 2017, Tulare, CA

Downy Mildew Neck Rot and Garlic Nematode - Mary Ruth McDonald, Kevin Vander Kooi, and Mike Celetti

* Click on asterisk for speaker's handout

2014 Box

 


February 10, 2014, Tulare, CA

A Look Back and a Path Forward - Kevin Lehar
Five Years of White Rot Research: What have we learned? - Allison Ferry-Abee
Garlic Rust Fungicides and IYSV Outbreaks on Coastal Onions - Steven Koike
Insecticides for Onion & Seed Corn Maggots & Neck Rot of Onion - Mary Ruth McDonald
Pest Management Research Updates from Tulelake: Maggot control, Weed control, and White Rot Management - Rob Wilson
Insecticides Reduce Honeybee visitation & Pollen germination in Hybrid Seed Production - Rachael Long
CA Regulatory Issues Update - Chris Reardon
Insecticide Evaluations for Thrips Control in CA Low Desert Onions - Eric Natwick
Thrips Control & Seasonal Population Fluxes in Central SJV - Tom Turini
Intermountain Thrips Story - Steven Orloff
Improving Irrigation & Nutrient Management in Onion Production - Andre Biscaro
Controlled Traffic, Precision Irrigation Onion Production Evaluation - Jeff Mitchell

ALSO Industry Updates from:  BASF - Curtis Rainbolt, BAYER CropScience - Roy Whitson, Onion/Garlic Update , Nick Higgins, Dow AgroSciences, DuPont Crop Protection, John Deere, MANA - Dennis Fuller,  NovaSource (TKI) - Bernard Olsen, Syngenta, Trimble, and  UPI - Jason Miller.

2013 Box

 


February 11, 2013, Tulare, CA

CAGORAB Opening Remarks - Kevin Lehar
Stakeholder Priorities for the Allium Research Community - Michael Havey *
•  Insecticide Seed Treatments and In-furrow Applications for Control of Onion & Seed Corn Maggots - Mary Ruth McDonald
•  Management of Maggots and Weed Control in Processing Onions - Rob Wilson *
•  Evaluation of Insecticides in California's Low Desert - Eric Natwick
•  Control Programs & Population Dynamics in the Central SJV - Tom Turini *
•  Another Thrips Talk: An Intermountain Perspective Part III - Steve Orloff
•  Weed Management in Onion Production on the Central Coast - Richard Smith
•  Using Web-based Software for Irrigation & Nitrogen Management in Onion Production - Andre Biscaro
• IPM for White Rot of Onions and Garlic - Allison Ferry
•  Evaluation of Fungicides for Control of Garlic Rust - Steven Koike *
•  Pesticide Registrations & Regulatory Outlook plus Meeting Wrap-Up - Bob Ehn

ALSO Industry Updates from:  Bayer CropScience, Dow AgroSciences, DuPont Crop Protection, MANA, Nichino, Nova Source (TKI), Syngenta, FarmWorks/Trimble, UPI, Vermaplex and Get Crackin'.

2012 Box



February 13, 2012, Tulare, CA

The California Garlic & Onion Industry - Kevin Lehar
Update on Rust and Embellisia Diseases of Allium Crops - Steven Koike *
Biotech Approaches to Allium White Rot: Perils and Pitfalls - Colin Eady
New Research for the Control of White Rot in Garlic - Allison Ferry
Evaluation of Diallyl Disulfide & Biological Disinfestation for Controlling White Rot - Bo-Ming Wu
Evaluation of Insecticides in Southeastern California - Eric Natwick
Thrips Control Programs & Population Dynamics in the Central SJV - Tom Turini
Strategies to Optimize Thrips Control in the Klamath Basin - Steve Orloff
Seed Treatments for Control of Onion & Seed Corn Maggots - Mary Ruth McDonald
Management of Maggots and Weed Control in Processing Onions - Rob Wilson * *
Growing Onions More Cheaply  - Jeff Mitchell
• Insecticides Reduce Bee Visits & Pollen Germ in Hybrid Onion Seed Production - S. Gillespie *

Pesticide Registrations & Regulatory Outlook - Bob Ehn

ALSO Industry Updates from:  BASF, Bayer CropScience, Dow AgroSciences, DuPont Crop Protection, Farm Works, John Deere Water, MANA, and Syngenta.

2011 Box

 



February 7, 2011, Tulare, CA

CAGORAB Market Order Update 2011 - Kevin Lehar
• Future of Dehydrated Garlic & Onion Industry in CA:  A Perspective - Dave Watkins
Overview of Garlic & Onion Industry in Canada - Mary Ruth McDonald
Update on Downy Mildew Control in Onions - Mary Ruth McDonald
Epidemiology & Management of Iris Yellow Spot Virus & Thrips in Onions - E. Natwick & D. Henderson
Practices for Improved Thrips Management in the Klamath Basin - Steve Orloff
Improving Herbicide Programs for Weed Control in Onions - Rob Wilson
Seed Treatments for Control of Onion & Seed Corn Maggots - Mary Ruth McDonald
Sensitivity of CA Isolates of White Rot to Various Fungicides - Allison Ferry
Machinery for Chemical Placement for White Rot Control - Kevin Moules
Pesticide Registrations and Regulatory Outlook - Bob Ehn

ALSO Industry Updates from:  Agrian, ATI, BASF, Bayer CropScience, Conservation Tillage, Dow AgroSciences, DuPont Crop Protection, Farm Works, MANA, Syngenta, and Valent.

2010 Box

 



February 8, 2010, Tulare, CA

CAGORAB Market Order Update - Kevin Lehar
New Regulatory Issues - Lori Berger
Managing Thrips and IYSV in Onions - Eric Natwick
Site-Specific Nutrient Management for Onion Production - Andre Biscaro
Managing White Rot with DADS & Fungicides - Mike Davis
Iris Yellow Spot Virus in Onions - Tom Turini
Biotech Allium Germplasm Resistant to White Rot - Colin Eady
Broadleaf Weeds & Nutsedge Control in Onions - Richard Smith
Chemigation Weed Control in Processing Onions - Rob Wilson
Pesticide Registrations and Regulatory Outlook - Bob Ehn

ALSO Industry Updates from:  BASF, Certis USA, Dow AgroSciences, John Deere Water, MANA, Syngenta, United Phosphorus Inc., Valent, and Western Laboratories.

2009 Box

 



February 9, 2009, Tulare, CA

CAGORAB Market Order Update - Kevin Lehar
Using GPS, Guidance, & Variable Rate for Increased Profit - Rich Hiliker & Erik Ehn
Weed Control Update in Onions - Michelle Le Strange
Water Quality and VOCs: Fumigants, Pyrethroids, & Organophosphates - Jim Wells
Iris Yellow Spot Virus in Onions - Tom Turini
Thrips Identification and Management for IYSV - Eric Natwick
Update on White Rot Control with Fungicides in the San Joaquin Valley - Tom Turini
Pesticide Registrations & Regulatory Outlook - Bob Ehn

ALSO Industry Updates from:  AMVAC, ATI, BASF, Bayer CropScience, Dow AgroSciences, DuPont Crop Protection, Syngenta, Tessenderlo Kerley, United Phosphorus, Inc., and Valent.

2008 Box

 


February 11, 2008, Tulare, CA

Controlling Seed Corn Maggot - Joe Nuñez
Evaluation of Insecticides for Thrips Control in Onions - Eric Natwick
Tactics for Reducing the Impact of Iris Yellow Spot Virus Epidemics: Some Do's & Don'ts - Hanu Pappu
White Rot Overview & Use of Germination Stimulants - Mike Davis
Potential of Garlic Juice as an Alternative to Synthetic Bio-Stimulants - Fred Crowe
Use of Fungicides to Control White Rot - Harry Carlson
Bioengineering: A Potential New Tool for White Rot Control - Colin Eady
CAGORAB Update on Current Topics - Bob Ehn
Water Requirements of Irrigated Garlic - Jim Ayars
ET Coefficients in Irrigated Onions - Rick Snyder
Fertilization & Irrigation Studies in Onions & Garlic - Don May
Broadleaf Weeds and Nutsedge Control in Onions - Richard Smith
Herbicide Chemigation Studies in Onions - Harry Carlson