Optional Field Tours

6:30 to 7:00 am: Continental Breakfast at UC Davis / Symposium checkout.

7:15 to 09:50 am: Travel to Vitalis Seed in San Juan Bautista.

09:55 to 11:00 am: Welcome and introduction to Enza Zaden, Vitalis Organic Seeds and the research station by company staff.

11:00 am to 1:00 pm: Tour of breeding plots, research presentations and Q&A with Vitalis breeders.

1:00 pm to 1:30 pm: Lunch.

1:45 pm to 2:15 pm: Travel to Vitalis seed production facility in Salinas

2:15 pm to 3:15 pm: Tour of seed production facility.

3:30 to 3:50 pm: Travel to Cooperative Extension Monterey County in Salinas.

3:50 to 5:15 pm: Tour of Extension Center with UC Davis faculty members.

5:20 to 6:00 pm: Travel to San Pedro Square Market in San Jose.

6:00 to 7:30: No-host dinner at San Pedro Square Market.

7:30 to 9:30 pm: Return to UC Davis.

August 13
Symposium Day 2