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SacValley Field Crop Blog

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)

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 (4)

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!

Sarah 2

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

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