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Symposium Day 1

7:00 to 8:00 am: Continental Breakfast (UC Davis Segundo Dining Commons).

8:10 to 9:20 am: Presentation by Timothy Blank of the California Crop Improvement Association (location TBD).

9:25 to 9:50 am: Travel to Wolfskill Experimental Orchards in Winters.

9:55 am to 12:20 pm: Tour of the orchards with Tom Gradziel.

12:30 to 1:20pm: Lunch (Wolfskill Experimental Orchards).

1:30 to 2:15 pm: Travel to Sakata Seed in  Woodland.

2:20 to 3:35 pm: Tour of Sakata Seed led by Benito Juarez, hot pepper and watermelon breeder.

3:40 to 4:00 pm: Travel to Del Rio Botanicals in West Sacramento.

4:15 to 6:00 pm: Tour of Del Rio Botanical with Suzanne Ashworth; presentation by Tom Stearns on the control of seed-borne disease in commercial organic production.

6:00 to 6:50 pm: Farm-to-table appetizers catered by Del Rio Botanical.

7:00 to 7:30 pm: Return to Davis.

7:45 to 9:30 pm: Al fresco dinner at the UC Davis student organic farm.

Earlier Event: August 11
Optional Field Tours 1
Later Event: August 13
Symposium Day 2