2021 Conference
Live in person Nov 10-12, 2021 
Visalia Convention Center

CADPR CEU requested 9.5 (1.0 hours laws)
CCA hours have been requested total 11hours

 



Welcome Reception 
5:30-7:00 pm
Marriott Hotel 

Board of Directors and Sponsors 

Thursday,
November 11, 2021
8:00 am to 9:00 am

Organic vs Sustainable Farming and what it means to the PCA

 Javier Zamora, JSM Organics 

Thursday,
November 11, 2021
9:00 am to 9:30 am

Exhibit Show/Break

 

Thursday,
November 11, 2021
9:30 am to 10:30 am
KEY NOTE

Water Regulations and restrictions How it impacts CA and Implications to the PCA. Water WISE

Dorene D’Adamo, Vice Chair
State Water Resources Control Board

 

Thursday,
November 11, 2021
10:30 am to 12:00 pm 
LAWS AND REGS

BEE WARE BEE WISE BE READY!

New Chemistries and Label Updates

 

Mel Graham, Agricultural Integrated Pest Management Specialist, County of Santa Barbara
Valent, Marrone Bio Innovations, Sym-Agro

LUNCH and AWARDS 

12:00 pm-1:00 pm

AAIE Annual Awards for Member of the Year and Lifetime Achievement 

Teri Blaser, President Board of Directors

1:00 pm-1:30 pm
Exhibit and break

Visit Exhibit Booths and Break

 

General Sessions

 

 

 1:30pm-3:30pm

Nuts and Orchard Roundtable I

Michael Devencenzi, President, Devencenzi Ag Pest Management and Research & Robert Beede, Farm Advisor Emeritus, Kings County, Carla Youndblood, PCA, Jeannin Lowrimore, Pacific Biocontrol

 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Grapes 
 Eutypa, Sudden vine collapse, and grapevine trunk diseases and also talk about field fungicide trials on Powdery mildew, Botrytis, and sour rot and pruning wound protection.

Dr. Akif Eskalen, UC Cooperative Extension Specialist, UC Davis

 

   

 3:00 pm -3:30 pm

BREAK

 

 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Nuts and Orchard Roundtable II

Michael Devencenzi, President, Devencenzi Ag Pest Management and Research & Robert Beede, Farm Advisor Emeritus, Kings County, Carla Youndblood, PCA, Jeannin Lowrimore, Pacific Biocontrol

 3:30 pm- 4:00 pm
4:15 pm  -5:00 pm

Beneficials, The first in IPM toolbox 
Beneficials Roundtable 

Chrissie Davis, Koppert Biological Systems Teri Blaser, Board President

3:30 pm to 5:00pm

Biologicals, Spotted fly and Research Data Presentation

Dr. Surendra Dara, UC Extension

 5:00pm

Annual Meeting

Board of Directors

 5:30 pm

Conference Reception

Visalia Convention Center Exhibit Area

 FRIDAY
November 12,2021

DAY 2

 

 8:00 am - 9:00 am

AG Advising, Consulting, What Will You Do in "22"
an interactive session discussing issues related to writing Recs and the fine print. Seasons are changing are you changing too?

Michael Devencenzi, President, Devencenzi Ag Pest Management and Research, AAIE Board Member, Luis Angulo, Agrain

 9:00 am- 9:30 am 

Coffee Break and Final Exhibit Booth Visit

 

 9:30 am -12 pm

Grape Roundtable

Chris Storm, Vino Farms, David Langone, PCA, Larry Whitted PCA, Dr. Akif Eskalen, UC Davis

9:30 am -12 pm

Citrus Presentation and Roundtable

Victoria Hornbaker, CDFA, Teri Blaser, Dr. Sandipa Gautam Citrus IPM Advisor, Lincove Research Center. Gregg Douhan UC

12

Wrap up Sign Rosters, and make sure everything is turned in!

Check in for Virtual Classes coming soon!