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November 19, 2018


Charles Golob was awarded the 2018 William Griffith Distinguished Service Award at the Inland Empire Golf Course Superintendents Association of America 2018 Fall Meeting and Trade Show.



Upcoming Holiday Schedule and December Reduced Operations Schedule:

  • November 22 – Thanksgiving
  • November 23 – Native American Heritage Day
  • December 24 – Christmas Holiday
  • December 25 – Christmas Day
  • December 26 – Reduced Operations
  • December 27 – Reduced Operations
  • December 28 – Reduced Operations
  • December 31 – Reduced Operations
  • January 1 – New Year’s Day



Crop and Soil Science Seminars

Johnson Hall 204, 1:10-2:00 p.m.

November 19 – no seminar, Thanksgiving Break

November 26 – Sieglinde Snapp, Professor of Soil and Cropping Systems, Michigan State University
“Principles for sustainable intensification: lessons from Malawi and Michigan”

December 3 – 

  • Patrick Freeze
    “Effects of iron minerals in iron-enriched compost on lead and arsenic sequestration and bioavailability in contaminated soil”
  • Anjuman Islam
    “Soil Microbial Community Siderophore Production and Soil Health in Concord Vineyards”
  • Tara Burke
    “Indaziflam Resistance in Winter Wheat”
  • Abdelsalam Aldarmon
    “Effect of pyrolysis temperature and feedstock on biochar characteristics and potential biochar effects on chemical and physical properties of sandy soil”


Retirement reception for Dennis Roe

November 27, 5:00-7:00 p.m.
Ensminger Pavilion
Please RSVP to Tami Nordquist by 11/20


CSS Faculty Meetings

Johnson Hall 104E, 3:00-5:00 p.m.
November 29


CSS Annual Holiday Party

December 6
5:00-6:00 p.m. Social Hour
6:00 p.m. Dinner
Banyans on the Ridge
Please RSVP to Tami Nordquist by 11/26


Management Matters for Soil Health Workshop

January 22, 8:30-3:30 p.m.
Banyans on the Ridge


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