San Luis Obispo County
University of California
San Luis Obispo County

Spray Application Workshop

Date: March 11, 2020

Time: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM


Sponsor: San Luis Obispo County

Event Details

The UC Cooperative Extension will be holding a Spray Application Workshop to present information on the safe and efficient use of spray applications. The information presented will be of interest to producers of all crops.

DPR Continuing Education hours and Certified Crop Adviser units will be requested.


Date: March 11, 2020

Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm (check in between 8:30 and 9:00 am)

Location: Veterans Memorial Building, 801 Grand Avenue, San Luis Obispo (map)

Cost: $100 per person (includes morning coffee and lunch)


Advance registration is required to attend the meeting. The registration website is at: 

The $100 fee may be paid by credit card or check.


Meeting agenda:

8:30 - Check in and refreshments

9:00 - Welcome, orientation

9:10 - An overview of sprayer technologies

Dr. Ken Giles, UC Davis

10:00 - Fine-tuning spray applications

Dr. Peter Ako Larbi, Kearney Agricultural Center

10:50 - Calibration and evaluation of spray applications

Lynn Wunderlich, UCCE Sierra Foothills

11:40 - Regulatory update for spray issues - San Luis Obispo County

Laura Ramage, SLO County Ag Commissioner's Office

12:00 - Lunch 

1:00 - Regulatory update for spray issues - Santa Barbara County

Debbie Trupe, SB County Ag Commissioner's Office

1:20 - Optimizing herbicide applications in vineyards

John Roncoroni, UCCE Napa County

2:10 - Weather conditions affecting sprays and drift

Mark Battany, UCCE SLO & SB County

3:00 - Adjourn

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