Russell Ranch Field Day to focus on biodiversity

by ehightow — last modified May 27, 2011 01:55 PM

Russell Ranch Field Day
Russell Ranch Field Day

Registration is now open to attend the 23rd annual Russell Ranch Sustainable Agriculture Field Day on Thursday, June 9.

 

Find out more about biodiversity in agriculture, which is this year’s field day theme. Hear about ecosystems, food safety, cover crops, irrigation management and soil from more than 20 growers, researchers and other experts.

 

After lunch, which is included in the registration fee, this year’s grower panel will discuss using and conserving biodiversity on the farm and ranch.

 

The field day at Russell Ranch spans from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The day begins with refreshments and an equipment demonstration at 8 a.m. Opening remarks begin at 8:30 a.m. followed by field presentations and hay-bale wagon rides to plots at 8:45 a.m. Find the full agenda attached to this e-mail.

 

Register online by June 3* here.

 

General admission is $8. Students and growers are free. E-mail Emma Torbert at eetorbert@ucdavis.edu for the free-admission coupon code.

 

PCA and CCA Continuing Education units are available.

 

Find event directions here.

 

For more information follow this link.

*This press release has been edited to reflect a revised event registration deadline of June 3.