Annual Fertilizer Research and Education Program (FREP) Conference Announcement

Post Author: Barzin A. Moradi

The FREP/WPHA Conference will be held in Double Tree Hotel, Modesto, CA on October 26-27, 2016. The conference brings together industry professionals and academic researchers to learn about the latest research and sound management of fertilizing materials.

This year’s conference agenda includes information on nitrogen and irrigation management, as well as groundwater recharge, soil salinity, the role of nutrients in pest management, biochar, soil health, and more. In the afternoon of the first day of the conference, a poster session will showcase a dozen ongoing research projects across California.

Continuing education units (CEUs) for Certified Crop Advisers (CCAs) and Pest Control Advisers (PCAs) are available for the conference. Registration is $94 per day or $182 for both days; currently enrolled students pay only $52 per day or $94 for both days.

To view the agenda, register online, and see the approved CEUs, please visit the conference website: https://www.cdfa.ca.gov/IS/ffldrs/frep/FREPConference.html.

For more information about the 2016 conference or CDFA’s FREP, please contact program staff at frep@cdfa.ca.gov or (916) 900-5022.