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March 26, 2015

PACA Seminar and Nitrogen Webinar Set for March 31

On March 31, Western Growers staff will present a FREE 90-minute PACA training seminar in Salinas, while on the same day, WG Science & Technology department will be hosting a webinar devoted to nitrogen and water efficiency.   

PACA Seminar

The Monterey County Ag Commissioners Conference Center is the venue for the PACA seminar with WG’s Executive Vice President Matt McInerney and Trade Practices & Commodity Services Director Tom Oliveri presenting information on a variety of topics including the Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act (PACA), Dispute Resolution Corporation (DRC), understanding contract terms of sale, interpreting government inspections and steps to insure payment

Seminar Details

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

11:30 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. (lunch served at 11:30 a.m. sharp!)

Monterey County Ag Commissioner's Conference Center

Nitrogen Webinar

This webinar will discuss the current tools/technologies utilized in coastal and desert areas to assist with water efficiency, as well as some of the challenges growers face in these areas.   Dr. Timothy Hartz, an extension specialist/agronomist with UC Davis, and Dr. Charles Sanchez, research scientist, Soil, Water & Environmental Science with Maricopa Agricultural Center, University of Arizona, will focus on the best management practices to handle nitrogen and how those techniques relate to water efficiency.

Webinar Details

Tuesday, March 31st

11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.