The Hansen Agricultural Research and Extension Center is presenting a virtual webinar, Thelma Hansen Symposium to Explore the Future of Water in Agriculture. 

The three-day symposium will focus on water availability, quality and economics. The seminar topics include:

Water availability — May 23

  • Long-term forecasting of trends in California water management — 4:15 p.m.
  • Groundwater level changes and water well drilling along California’s Central Coast and around the globe — 4:50 p.m.

Water quality — May 24

  • Focus on regional water quality — 4:05 p.m.
  • Nitrates, pesticides and sustainable groundwater quality management in agricultural landscapes — 4:20 p.m.
  • New regulations affect water quality management in Ventura County — 5:05 p.m.

Water economics – May 25

  • Economics of water in California agriculture — 4:05 p.m.
  • Water markets: the importance of good design — 4:50 p.m.

Registration for the three-day webinar series is available online. Virtual Zoom links will be emailed upon completing registration.

The complete agenda and list of speakers is available online.

23 May
4:00pm - 5:30pm
24 May
4:00pm - 5:30pm
25 May
4:00pm - 5:30pm