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ITRC Agricultural Expert Panel - Public Meetings

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Meeting #1: Monday, May 5, 2014

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Presenter Download PDF Download PowerPoint Video
Welcome by Dr. Charles Burt (Panel Chair), Introduction and Presentation of Charge by Darrin Polhemus, SWRCB     Video
(30 mins)
Clay Rodgers and Joe Karkoski, Central Valley RWQCB and Angela Shroeter, Central Coast RWQCB Download PDF Download PowerPoint Video
(42 mins)
Dr. Amrith Gunasekara, California Department of Food and Agriculture Download PDF Download PowerPoint Video
(15 mins
)
Dr. Amadou Ba, California Department of Food and Agriculture Download PDF Download PowerPoint Video
(21 mins)
Parry Klassen, East San Joaquin Water Quality Coalition Download PDF Download PowerPoint Video
(37 mins)
Dr. Joel Kimmelshue, Land IQ Download PDF Download PowerPoint Video
(41 mins)
Chris Kapheim, Alta Irrigation District Download PDF Download PowerPoint Video
(19 mins)

Dr. Ken Baerenklau, UC Riverside

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(22 mins)
Butch Massa, Comgro Soil Amendments     Video
(19 mins)

Hung Le, Paramount Farming Company

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(33 mins)
Richard Smith, UC Cooperative Extension     Video
(37 mins)

Paul Giboney, M. Caratan Inc/Columbine Vineyards

    Video
(27 mins)
George Adam, Innovative Produce     Video
(25 mins)
Dr. Robert Mikkelson, International Plant Nutrition Institute Download PDF Download PowerPoint Video
(26 mins)

 

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

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Presenter Video
Introduction by Expert Panel Video
(2 mins)
Review of Charge of the Panel by Darrin Polhemus, SWRCB Video
(22 mins)
Roy Killgore, San Ysidro Farms Video
(64 mins)
Mark Mason, Salinas Valley Grower Video
(43 mins)
Public Comments:

Steve Shimek, Otter Project/Monterey Coastkeeper

Video
(13 mins)
Dr. Jean-Pierre Wolff, Central Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board Video
(15 mins)

Claire Wineman, Grower-Shipper Association of SB and SLO Counties

Video
(17 mins)

Kirk Schmidt, Central Coast Water Quality Preservation, Inc.

Video
(13 mins)

John Schaap, Kern River Watershed Coalition Authority

Video
(15 mins)

Kay Mercer, KMI

Video
(14 mins)

Pearl Kan, California Rural Legal Assistance League

Video
(17 mins)

Abby Taylor-Silva, Grower-Shipper Association of Central California

Video
(12 mins)
Darrin Polhemus, SWRCB, Explanation of Brown Act Video
(3 mins)
Angela Schroeter, Region 3 Central Coast Water Quality Control Board

Video
(54 mins)
Expert Panel Discussion Video
(68 mins)

 

 

 

Meeting #2: Wednesday, May 7, 2014

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Presenter Video
Introduction by Expert Panel Video
(9 mins)
Joe Karkoski, Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board

Video
(26 mins)
Clay Rodgers, Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board Video
(13 mins)
Expert Panel Discussion #1 Video
(47 mins)
Public Comments:

Casey Creamer, Kings River Water Quality Coalition

Video
(31 mins)
Keith Freitas, Lemon Farmer Video
(6 mins)

Stephen Pavich, Famer and Agricultural Consultant

Video
(15 mins)

Darlene Din, Ag Land Use Consultant

Video
(11 mins)

Abby Taylor-Silva, Grower-Shipper Association of Central California

Video
(7 mins)

Kay Mercer, KMI

Video
(18 mins)

Parry Klassen, East San Joaquin Water Quality Coalition

Video
(30 mins)
Expert Panel Discussion #2 with Clay Rodgers and Darrin Polhemus Video
(51 mins)

John Schaap, Kern River Watershed Coalition Authority

Video
(37 mins)
Expert Panel Discussion #3 Video
(9 mins)

Expert Panel Discussion #4

Video
(58 mins)

 

 

 

Meeting #3: Friday, May 9, 2014

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Presenter Download PDF Download PowerPoint Video
Introduction by Expert Panel     Video
(10 mins)
Dr. Thomas Harter, UC Davis Download PDF Download PowerPoint Video
(162 mins)
Expert Panel Discussion #1     Video
(4 mins)
Brock Taylor, Certified Crop Advisor     Video
(65 mins)
Dr. Toby O'Geen, UC Davis Download PDF Download PowerPoint Video
(25 mins)
Public Comments:

John Dickey, PlanTierra LLC

    Video
(11 mins)

Bob Blakely, Citrus Grower

    Video
(6 mins)
Bud Hoekstra, Berry Blest Organic Farm     Video
(6 mins)

Patrick Brown, UC Davis

    Video
(22 mins)

Bill McKinney, East San Joaquin Water Quality Control Board

    Video
(14 mins)

Jim Parsons, Farmer

    Video
(7 mins)

Dr. Karl Longley, Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board

    Video
(1 min)
Tim Johnson, California Rice Commission     Video
(30 mins)
Steve Shimek, The Otter Project

    Video
(10 mins)

Jennifer Clary, Clean Water Action

    Video
(3 mins)

J. P. Cativiela, Dairy Cares

    Video
(17 mins)
Clay Rodgers, Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board     Video
(6 mins)
Expert Panel Discussion #2 with Darrin Polhemus, SWRCB     Video
(29 mins)

Other Comments and Submissions:

 

 

 

Meeting #4: Monday, June 9, 2014

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SWRCB Nitrate Panel Responses to 13 Questions - DRAFT [pdf]

 

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Part 1 Video
(38 mins)
Part 2 Video
(36 mins)
Part 3 Video
(26 mins)
Part 4 Video
(26 mins)
Part 5 Video
(26 mins)
Part 6 Video
(33 mins)
Part 7 Video
(34 mins)
Part 8 Video
(30 mins)
Part 9 Video
(27 mins)
Part 10 Video
(30 mins)
Part 11 Video
(33 mins)
Part 12 Video
(33 mins)
Part 13 Video
(32 mins)
Part 14 Video
(33 mins)
Part 15 Video
(33 mins)
Part 16 Video
(34 mins)

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Meeting #5: Monday, June 23, 2014

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  Video
Part 1 Video
(25 mins)
Part 2 Video
(25 mins)
Part 3 Video
(26 mins)
Part 4 Video
(31 mins)
Part 5 Video
(31 mins)
Part 6 Video
(28 mins)
Part 7 Video
(29 mins)
Part 8 Video
(32 mins)
Part 9 Video
(29 mins)
Part 10 Video
(36 mins)
Part 11 Video
(36 mins)
Part 12 Video
(27 mins)
Part 13 Video
(27 mins)

 

 

 

 

Meeting #6: Tuesday, July 1, 2014

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Part 1 Video
(30 mins)
Part 2 Video
(31 mins)
Part 3 Video
(30 mins)
Part 4 Video
(30 mins)
Part 5 Video
(30 mins)
Part 6 Video
(31 mins)
Part 7 Video
(30 mins)
Part 8 Video
(31 mins)
Part 9 Video
(31 mins)
Part 10 Video
(30 mins)
Part 11 Video
(24 mins)

 

 

 

 

Meeting #7: Friday, July 18, 2014

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  Video
Part 1 Video
(30 mins)
Part 2 Video
(30 mins)
Part 3 Video
(29 mins)
Part 4 Video
(22 mins)

 

 

 

 

Meeting #8: Wednesday, August 20, 2014

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  Video
Part 1 Video
(34 mins)
Part 2 Video
(11 mins)
Part 3 Video
(34 mins)
Part 4 Video
(34 mins)
Part 5 Video
(31 mins)
Part 6 Video
(34 mins)
Part 7 Video
(34 mins)
Part 8 Video
(5 mins)
Part 9 Video
(34 mins)
Part 10 Video
(34 mins)
Part 11 Video
(26 mins)
Part 12 Video
(34 mins)
Part 13 Video
(34 mins)
Part 14 Video
(36 mins)
Part 15 Video
(34 mins)
Part 16 Video
(21 mins)
Part 17 Video
(34 mins)
Part 18 Video
(34 mins)
Part 19 Video
(19 mins)

 

 

 

 

 

State Water Board Meeting: September 23, 2014

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  Video
Part 1 - Introduction of Panel and presentation of conclusions Video
(9 mins)
Part 2 - Presentation of conclusions (continued) and questions by State Water Board Video
(30 mins)
Part 3 - Questions by State Water Board (continued) and comments by Karen Ross (CDFA), Pamela Creedon (Central Valley Water Board), and Clay Rodgers (Central Valley Water Board) Video
(30 mins)
Part 4 - Clay Rodgers (continued), Bill Thomas (South San Joaquin Water Quality Coalition), Claire Wineman (Grower-Shipper Association of SB and SLO Counties), Abby Taylor-Silva (Grower-Shipper Association of Central California), Kari Fisher (CA Farm Bureau Federation), George Adam (Innovative Produce), Casey Creamer (Kings River Water Quality Coalition), and Omar Carrillo (Community Water Center) Video
(30 mins)
Part 5 - Ben Pitterle (Santa Barbara Channelkeeper), Dr. Mark Kram (Otter Project), Kenia Acevedo and Pearl Kan (California Rural Legal Assistance League) Video
(30 mins)
Part 6 - Pearl Kan (continued), additional questions by State Water Board, and vote to receive report Video
(18 mins)