Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Facebook Live Group Chat with Strawberry Experts

Tuesday, July 10, 2012 

You're invited to this exclusive opportunity to chat with some UC Cooperative Extension strawberry experts. 
Join this live Facebook group chat with, Steve Koike and Mark Bolda, two of the technical editors and contributing authors of the brand new Organic Strawberry Production Manual.
Steve Koike, UC Cooperative Extension advisor in Monterey and Santa Cruz counties, studies vegetable, fruit, and ornamental crop diseases, particularly strawberry diseases. Koike earned his M.S. in plant protection and pest management from UC Davis in 1980. In 2011, he received the Distinguished Service Award for outstanding research conducted by a UC Cooperative Extension academic.
Mark Bolda, UC Cooperative Extension advisor in Monterey and San Benito counties for strawberries and caneberries, has been a farm advisor since 2002. Bolda received his M.S. in plant protection and pest management from UC Davis in 1996, after serving in the U.S. Peace Corps in Paraguay as an agricultural extensionist. 
Bring your questions and comments to this informative lunch-time session and take advantage of this rare opportunity to chat with some of the most knowledgeable strawberry professionals in the field.

Please Note: You must have a Facebook account in order to access this group chat. To participate, please follow the instructions below.

1. Sign into your Facebook account
2. Search for University of California Division of Agriculture & Natural Resources (or put www.facebook.com/ucanr into your browser) and click "Like"
3. On the features bar, click on the drop down arrow labeled "2"
4. Click on "Chat" with the big smiley face
5. Click on "Go to App"
6. Wait patiently while the app signs you into our group chat room. If the chat room does not load, please try refreshing the page.
7. Once you are in the chat room, you can type your message in the chat box and click send. Your message will be viewable to everyone in the chat room. You can also send individuals direct private messages or block individuals from sending you direct private message by scrolling over their name.
8. If you would like to invite your friends to join our chat, click on "Invite Friends" on the top, then click to check the box next to the friends you would like to invite and click on "Send Requests"