Join us for the Dry Bean Field Meeting--This Friday at UC Davis

Aug 14, 2019

Dry Bean Field Meeting 

UC Davis

Friday, August 16, 2019, 10 am- 12:00 pm

UC Davis Agronomy Farm

Directions to the UC Davis Plant Sciences Field Facility:Note: this is a different location from previous years:From Hwy 113 in Davis, exit on Hutchison Drive. Go west, and head straight through the first roundabout, then turn left at Campbell Road. The gate to the bean fields will be on your right about 1,300-ft down Campbell Drive, just before you come to the reservoir on the left side of the road and the intersection with Garrod Drive.

Dry Bean Meeting Location link: Google map


10:00–10:05    Sign in, introductions, updates, Antonia Palkovic, UCD Associate Specialist

10:05-10:15    Dry bean breeding program, pest and disease resistance, Dr. Paul Gepts, UCD

10:15-10:25    Dry Bean Update, Rachael Long, Farm Advisor, Yolo Co.

10:25-10:40    CDFA Healthy Soils program, Sarah Light, Farm Advisor Sutter, Yuba, Colusa Co.

10:40-10:50    Lima RIL strip trial, Antonia Palkovic

10:50–11:20    Heirloom breeding update and continuing to study growth habit in Black Knightfall by Orca population, Travis Parker, UCD PhD student

11:20–11:25    Bush Large Lima breeding plots, Antonia Palkovic 

11:25–11:55    Lima Diversity Panel and Diallel F2 selection plots, Kimberly Gibson, UCD PhD student

11:55-12:00    Discussion, questions, and wrap-up 

12:00              Adjourn

By Sarah Light
Author - Area CE Agronomy Advisor