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Small Grains and Alfalfa/ Forages Field Day May 17th, 2018

Join us on Thursday May 17th for this year's University of California Small Grains - Alfalfa/ Forages Field Day. The event will take place at the UC Davis Agronomy Field Headquarters on Hutchison Drive. Registration, parking, and lunch are...

Small Grains and Alfalfa Field Day Agenda
Small Grains and Alfalfa Field Day Agenda

Posted on Monday, April 30, 2018 at 9:49 AM
Tags: grower meeting (1)

Clues to Diagnosing Crop Health Issues


With crops being planted in the field, now is a good time to refresh our knowledge of on-farm diagnostics to try to stay ahead of problems. Diagnosing on farm issues requires us to know what normal, healthy crops look like, and to observe in field clues....

Posted on Thursday, April 26, 2018 at 2:45 PM

Reminder: Grower Meeting this Wednesday, February 21st

Rotational Crop Grower Meeting Wednesday, February 21st, 2018, 8 a.m. - Noon Norton Hall, 70 Cottonwood Street, Woodland 7:45 a.m.             Registration, Coffee, and Donuts 8:00...

Posted on Monday, February 19, 2018 at 12:21 PM

Have you filled out your Ag Census yet?

Growers, if you have ever wished that there were more resources for the crops you grow in your rotations, take a minute to fill out the Ag Census survey. This is essentially your vote on USDA spending. This is a way for growers to get...

Posted on Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at 11:09 AM
Tags: Ag Census (1), Policy (2), USDA (1)

A Slow Start to Winter Rains: checking your stand before nitrogen topdressing in wheat

Evaluating Wheat Stand

After a dry beginning to the season wheat growers might be trying to decide how to proceed with their nitrogen fertility program. If not irrigated, most wheat planted in the Sacramento Valley during November will likely have been stunted by the...

Posted on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at 1:18 PM
Tags: AgRIC (1), fertility (1), nitrogen (2), stand (1), tillering (1), topdressing (1), wheat (4)

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