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SacValley Field Crop Blog

Small Grain Variety Trial Results Now Available plus New Tools Available for Seed Selection.

Heat map Grain

Cooler temperatures are indicative that mid-November is approaching fast.  Results from UC's variety trials from the 2016-2017 season are now available here. Growers are encouraged to try out the new variety selection tool developed by the UC...

Posted on Friday, October 27, 2017 at 2:18 PM
Tags: barley (2), tools (1), variety trials (1), Wheat (3)

Soils of the Southern Sacramento Valley Field Tour Thursday, October 12th

Soil Pit

Soils of the Southern Sacramento Valley Field Tour Thursday October 12, 2017 8 a.m.-12.15 p.m. Rominger Brothers' and Triad Farms 3.0 CCA Credits Pending   Rominger Brothers Ranch 26981 Cty Rd. 29, Winters, CA 95694 7:45-8:00...

Soil Field Day Agenda 2017
Soil Field Day Agenda 2017

Posted on Sunday, September 10, 2017 at 7:34 AM
Tags: CCA (1), pedology (1), soils (1)

Meet our New Agronomy Advisors!

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We are pleased to announce that we have two new advisors working on field crops in the Sacramento Valley.  Mariano Galla is the new Agronomy and Weed Science Advisor serving Glenn, Butte, and Tehama counties.  He is based in the...

Posted on Thursday, August 31, 2017 at 4:24 PM

Start planning your nitrogen management strategy for fall-planted wheat now (and consider using a N-rich reference strip to manage your N more precisely)

In Season N Reference

Recent UCCE research has illustrated the value of in-season applications of nitrogen (N) fertilizer, particularly applications made at the early vegetative growth stages. This is typically the stage of growth when N demand from the crop is increasing...

Posted on Thursday, August 24, 2017 at 2:07 PM

Start-to-finish Agricultural Drone Workshop September 28th and 29th in Davis

Growers, PCAs, and other members of the Ag Community, Interested in starting to use drones in your operations, but not sure exactly where to begin? Join us for the Drone Technology for Crop Agriculture workshop and Introduction to GIS for Crop...

Posted on Monday, July 31, 2017 at 4:27 PM

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