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Advances In Imagery brings together agriculture experts and top producers to discuss how imagery and other agricultural data tools are advancing the way we farm. The series is a collaboration between the California Ag Network and Ceres Imaging.

Episode 1 - Advances in Fertility Management for Wine Grapes

By: John Bourne / June 4, 2019 at 4-5 PST

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Featuring Lowell Zelinski, of Independent Grape Growers of Paso Robles Area and Jerome Pier, of Nutrien Ag Solutions

  • Part 1 Lowell shares a confession about a nutrient management snafu.
  • Part 2 explores how the Chlorophyll Index works, and Jerome shares his favorite new technology for nutrient management in grapes. 

This audio episode qualifies for 1 CCA Continuing Education Credit for Nutrient Management. Details upon registration.

 

 

Episode 2 - Advances in Fertility Management for Tree Nuts

By: John Bourne / June 6, 2019 at 2-3 PST

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Featuring David Doll of The Almond Doctor

 

  • Part 1 David Doll shares a story of going from mistake to solution as a UCCE advisor in young almond trees.
  • Part 2 David reviews his favorite new technology for nutrient management in tree nuts, and we share examples of how imagery is being used for nutrient management at the farm level. 

This audio episode qualifies for 1 CCA Continuing Education Credit for Nutrient Management. Details upon registration.

 

 

Episode 3 - Irrigation Management for Tree Nuts and Tree Fruit in a Wet Year

By: John Bourne / June 25, 2019 at 4-5 PST

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Featuring Spencer Cooper from The Almond Board and Daniele Zaccaria of UC Davis.

In this episode Spencer and Daneile discuss their take on important irrigation management topics to keep in mind this season:

  • Cover crops
  • Disease management 
  • What to do if you have extra water allocations
  • Irrigation scheduling

This audio episode qualifies for CCA continuing education credit in Soil and Water Management. Details upon registration.

Episode 4- New Data Vs. Pests and Diseases for Vines - Separating Hype from Reality

By: John Bourne / July 9, 2019 at 4-5 PST

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Featuring George Zhuang of UC Davis and Jenna Rodriguez of Ceres Imaging.  George and Jenna discuss limitations and use cases of in-field probes, imagery and more as it relates to pest and disease management. 

  • Survey of new data technology being used.
  • How to determine whats real and what's BS.
  • What the near future holds for pest and disease management using data.

 

This audio episode qualifies for 1 CCA credit and 1 PCA credit. Details upon registration.

 

 

Episode 5 - New Data Vs. Pests and Diseases for Trees - Separating Hype from Reality

By: John Bourne / July 11, 2019 at 4-5 PST

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Featuring Erik Hansen of Hansen Ranches. In this episode we discuss limitations and use cases of in-field probes, imagery and more as it relates to pest and disease management for trees. 

  • Survey of new data technology being used.
  • How to determine whats real and what's BS.
  • What the near future holds for pest and disease management using data.

This audio episode qualifies for 1 CCA and 1 PCA  continuing education credit. Details upon registration.