Optional Field Tours

6:45 to 7:45 am: Continental Breakfast at UC Davis

8:00 to 10:00 am: Travel to Lundberg Family Farms in Richvale; in-transit commentary and discussion with Tom Gradziel.

10:05 am to 12:15 pm: Tour of Lundberg Family Farms

12:20 to 12:50 pm: Travel to Sierra Nevada brewery in Chico.

12:50 to 1:25 pm: Lunch at Sierra Nevada.

1:30 to 3:00 pm: Tour of Sierra Nevada and introduction to organic hops breeding with Lau Ackerman and Anders MacCarthy.

3:15 to 5:15 pm: Return to Davis.

5:00 to 6:00 pm: Symposium check-in at residence halls; Happy Hour and welcome reception.

6:00 to 7:30 pm: Official symposium events opened with a talk by CA Undersecretary of State for Agriculture, Jim Houston.

7:30 to 9 pm: Dinner.